If the world were to end next week, what language would you want to leave behind? What's your final shout to the heavens? Your last written word? Janice Lee over at Enclave wants to know.
She's posting all received submissions, so long as they conform to the guidelines, which you can find right here.
I love this project and the poems it has produced so far. Makes me wonder if every poem should be equivalent to a final poem. Why write it otherwise, you know? Having that designated space for apocalyptic poetry also creates a unique context for the words themselves. We are asked to weigh them against approaching oblivion. Everyone can understand that on some level, I hope.
I digress. My own final poem went live today. Read it here.