“a glimpse of” invited some poets, writers, artists to co-edit Issue’s 14 source-text by contributing a (found or not) text or image inspired by Rae Armantrout’s verses “The Sphinx wants me to guess.” (Up to Speed, Wesleyan University Press). Many thanks to Harold Abramowitz, Theodoros Chiotis, Jeremy Hight, Dennis LHomme, Sean Smith, Matina L. Stamatakis for their collaboration. Please click here so as to identify the authors. Enjoy, guess, and interpret the “riddles”!
· the sound work Incommensurability by Irini Miga is linked to the words “the Sphinx wants me to guess.”
· the poem Strange Boolean by Sean Smith is linked to the words “guess,” “46.”
· the visual poems The Horror of Butterfly-Angels, the Horror of Rain, my Ruins by Satu Kaikkonen are linked to the words “rain,” “ruins,” “the horror of,” “butterfly-angels.”
· the prose poem Wild Nights by Yoko Danno is linked to the words “roars,” “fog.”
· the photo Helix by Anargyros Drolapas is linked to the words “infinite guesses amongst the maps.”
· the artwork (Cracked) Sphinx by Antonis Katsouris is linked to the words “Sphinx fissuré.”
· the poem Thapierolinsclovecor by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen is linked to the word “lepidoptera.”