• Oil and Candle reviewed on Entropy

     Gabriel Ojeda-Sague standing at a podium

    Davy Knittle has reviewed Gabriel Ojeda-Sague's Oil and Candle at Entropy:

    Ritual and race are both typologies that people use to imagine a futurity they can live with, and both are troubled and leaned on in the poems, as is futurity itself. The speaker wonders whether they can produce and reproduce a viable future in which their body is valuable. In these poems, ancestry is futurity’s opposite. There is “no citizen; / no future;” but the speaker watches people desire both citizenship and futurity. The speaker positions both as being homologous with the conveyance of information.

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