Afterletters

Afterletters by R. Kolewe

Afterletters by R. Kolewe

R. Kolewe’s Afterletters is a beautiful appropriative collection of poems. Working with the threads of letters and creative works from Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan, and inspired by their correspondence—which lasted over two decades, from the late 1940s into the 1960—Kolewe creates anew the hope that one encounters in hopelessness, the knowing which one maintains through unknowing, and all the erasable and dissolvable things of language and the world: snow, chalk, breath, words themselves.

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