- By Edward Clifford
If I write myself into a state, does that make the state false?
In the background of one of the many pictures I take of Patrycja by the feeding ring,
two of the horses bit each other.
Without violence, how do I understand my life as meaningful?
—from "Eastern Washington Diptych," Volume 63, Issue 1 (Spring 2022)
Tell us about one of the first pieces you wrote.
I remember, in my journal when I was really young, including lies as little gotchas, which I would reveal to be false on the subsequent page just in case a friend or my stepmother stole my journal, as a way to punish and shame them (but also, I think, to...