Steven Heighton | FAMILIAL

FAMILIAL (An approximation of “Familiale” by Jacques Prévert, 1945) Mother is knitting a sweater The son’s away at war It’s all good, she thinks, whatever And the father, what about the father What’s he up to (Business) The mother with her knitting The son away at war And Daddy at his business It’s all good, […]

Steven Heighton | SINGING IN THE GRAVE

SINGING IN THE GRAVE In the dream, the brother I do not have says something about singing in the grave. I understand him to mean singing in the graveyard but don’t correct him — I’m astonished that he exists at all, though I may in fact have had a brother, briefly, who can say; when […]