How about a little more of the Prince? Not only do I love this song, “Strange Form of Life”, I also love the video.
This is one for listening and watching, maybe ten times, and then responding with a poem that you will send to Will Oldham. Or else, go on a long car ride until you end up in those woods you never thought could make sounds without human ears.
Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.