Friday, 8 December 2017
On that final night, his meal was formal:
lamb with bitter leaves of endive, chervil,
bread with olive oil and jars of wine.
Now on Tiberias' shores he grills
a carp and catfish breakfast on a charcoal fire.
This is not hunger, this is resurrection:
he eats because he can, and wants to
taste the scales, the moist flakes of the sea,
to rub the salt into his wounds.
Join world-renowned poet Michael Symmons Roberts for a special close reading of the series 'Food for Risen Bodies' from his 2004 collection 'Corpus'.
After reading, Michael will invite questions from the audience, which will be discussed as a group over (free) wine and bread.
Chaired by Martin Kratz.
This poetry event is free to attend and open to all, it is a companion event to: Encountering Corpses III, 8th-9th December 2017. Find out more about Encountering Corpses III.
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm.
Free event, please book through eventbrite.