The fall issue of NER is out! Order a copy today for a powerful and haunting selection of new writing and translations.
I read a headline that said, “Human hair behind pigeons’ lost toes, study finds.” / I thought it meant that pigeons were growing human hair . . . behind their toes, their lost toes? / I felt sick with fear. / I read a headline that said, “Just thinking about bright objects changes the size of your pupils.” / So how do we know that we’re actually experiencing anything?