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Transom:
Your poem has a sculptural quality due it its insistent use of white space. Is white space an adhesive? A source of torque?

Penna:
Love the idea of torque.  White space is a place for thought and breath. To quote Leonard Cohen out of context, “It’s how the light gets in.”

Transom:
We read the end of this poem as offering hope that “a horizon you’d dreamt alone” can be approached “together” now – a kind of intimacy. Is this a love poem?

Penna:
It’s a poem that hopes love still will allow for the soul to follow its necessary trajectory. It’s an early love poem; it still has its doubts...