A Home in My Ears: Talking to Divya Victor

Screen Shot 2019-02-19 at 1.30.02 PM“I am led by the ear and compose through the verbomotor pleasure of saying syllables out loud before I write. I’ve lived as a trilingual person within diglossic or triglossic Anglophone milieus, in India and Singapore. And perhaps this is why I’ve always imagined the poet’s mouth as a kind of theater, constantly dealing with new act-drops and a constantly shifting fourth wall. That pleasurable self-consciousness of rehearsing a voice (within a poem) manifests in the sound of KITH the material — sonic abstraction of atomic parts from a word as a way to give voice to more filigreed densities of signification.”

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