Endeavour to Breach the Anxiety
“To love is to be afraid. You are frightened,
deathly terrified, that something will happen to those you love...
And love enslaves us all, for you cannot have love without fear.”
Lordotic rooftops -
what fear holds you from the door,
spire in the snow sky.
John L. Stanizzi
John L. Stanizzi is author many collections including Ecstasy Among Ghosts and The Tree That Lights The Way Home. His work has been widely published, including in Prairie Schooner, The New York Quarterly, Rattle, and more. His work has been translated into Italian. John is the Flash Fiction Editor of Abstract Magazine TV. A former Wesleyan University Etherington Scholar, and New England Poet of the Year (1998), John has just been awarded an Artist Fellowship in Creative Non-Fiction – 2021 - from the Connecticut Office of the Arts and Culture for work on his new memoir. He teaches literature at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut, and lives with his wife, Carol, in Coventry, CT. https://www.johnlstanizzi.com
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