LISA ROBERTSON lives in the Vienne region of France. Her most recent books of poetry are Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip
, which was selected by the New York Times as one of the 100 best books of 2010, and R's Boat
, shortlisted for The Believer's 2011 Poetry award. This essay is from Nilling
, 2012. Reprinted with permission. Go there. Buy books.