Make an Occult Noise Here, The Sonnet, and A Brief History of Comics by Glen Armstrong

Our second installment of Anti-Genre features three pieces by Glen Armstrong. Each vignette invites readers to access the strange, evocative wonder of Armstrong’s vibrant imagery. *** Make an Occult Noise Here      Then wait. The older the universe gets, the longer it takes to respond. A red-tailed hawk spreads its wings, just engaging its impulse to rise, but the wings keep spreading. Night falls on the nearly abandoned city. War breaks out between what used to exist and what never existed. Light: the fuse. Consider: blues holler, death rattle, last gasp. Sometimes the answer is silence. Sometimes the...

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