In your twenties you just kind of chug along,” Eileen Myles says, “dredging up feelings as you go.” You “consider your behavior just art, grist for the mill.” So when I said “it’s over,” I was talking about the grist. Goodbye, mill.
Ladies we like teaming up and whatnot! The Emily Books book-of-the-month club is putting out Eileen Myles’ Inferno today. (You can still buy it in actual “paper” form here.) And here are some thoughts on the book today. You will remember Myles either quite warmly or angrily from her work right here and also here.