“Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece”By Stephanos Papadopoulos
"something is always burning, passion,
pride, envy, desire, the internal organs
going chokingly up in smoke, as some-
thing outside the body exerts a pull
that drags us like a match across sand-
paper. something is always burning,
london, paris, detroit, l.a., the neighbor-
hoods no one outside seems to see until
they're backlit by flames…"
– from "playing with fire"