the great distance

by Sarah J Sloat


Sarah J. Sloat is the author of Hotel Almighty, a collection a visual poetry published in 2020 by Sarabande Books. Born in New Jersey, Sarah has lived for many years in Europe, where she works in news. Her poems, prose and collage have appeared in The Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, Sixth Finch and elsewhere. You can keep up with her at, on Twitter at @SJSloat and Instagram at @sjane30.

Source text: Nin, Anais, A Spy in the House of Love. Penguin Books, 1954.