What is the relationship between poetry and the selfie? This was one of the questions I sent a number of poets working in different modes. I said they could answer the question, or not, or if they wanted they could include some other type of text. I said they could interpret the term “selfie” as they saw it. – Kate Durbin

Duckface and surprised-face as the masks of comedy/tragedy. – Ana Božičević

At LitHub, Kate Durbin presents several dozen selfies–not her own, but those of contemporary poets, like Eileen Myles, Luna Miguel and Dodie Bellamy. She received faces, clouds and cityscapes, portraits of confusion and contentment. Their reflections (literal and literary) are tender and hilarious.

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