Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara

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University Of Iowa Press
Poetry
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In his debut collection, William Fargason inspects the pain of memory alongside the pain of the physical body. Fargason takes language to its limits to demonstrate how grief is given a voice. His...

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Excerpt: From “Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara”: The silence just before and just after, and the black eyes as you leapt— " no protest, no acceptance...

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Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara navigates the ground between spiritual possession and emotional dispossession, between the promises of religion and the chokehold of prescribed...

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