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Contributions by Karen Llagas:

“From a Lighthouse Keeper”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Karen Llagas: I thought the artist would initially pick up on the external landscape of the poem (ocean, lighthouse, fog). I was happy that Helen also picked up on the poem’s gesture—this voice speaking from across a big distance and giving a strange & intimate ‘advice’ or perhaps simply talking to him or herself. I wrote this poem out of disappointment …