Lucia Perillo Talks about “The Second Slaughter”

How long did it take Lucia Perillo to publish her poem, “The Second Slaughter,” after it was completed.  She said it’s publication was quick for her: “If you discount the seventeen-year gap [between the first snippet of the poem written in 1991].  Maybe a year?”  Read the poem and learn more about her technique at Brian Brodeur’s wonderful site: How a Poem Happens.

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