Wednesday 6 April 2022

One Poem by Susan Tepper with Art by Digby Beaumont


Art by Digby Beaumont, 2020, acrylic on paper

Beyond Reason

for Brittney Griner

They took me.
Easy enough
when you hate beyond reason.
This chair—
was it destined
to be my fate.
In the chaos
has the world already
forgotten me.

Susan Tepper is a twenty year writer and the author of nine published books of fiction and poetry.  Her most recent are a poetry chap CONFESS (Cervena Barva Press, 2020) and a funky road novel WHAT DRIVES MEN (Wilderness House Press, 2019). Currently, she’s in pre-production of an Off-Broadway Play she wrote and titled ‘The Crooked Heart’ based on artist Jackson Pollock in his later years.

First published in The Galway Review

Digby Beaumont is a self-taught artist whose work has appeared in a number of online journals. Much of his work is with portrait and figure painting. He is also a widely-published writer. His short fiction has appeared in numerous print and online journals and anthologies, including The Best Small Fictions. For a showcase of Digby’s work: 

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