portion of the artwork for Christine Reilly's poetry

Christine Reilly’s Comments

“Cities for Hands” took four years to write.  It was written out of order.

“Vernal Equinox and Autumnal Equinox” is based on a semiautobiographical true story. Not counting activity that may be illegal.

“Coping” is entirely fiction.

“March 11, 2011” was inspired by a YouTube video. It is dedicated to the victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

I write entirely on instinct. I write long-hand, often on the G train or Long Island Railroad. I have three alternating muses, and two are imaginary.

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 34 | Fall 2011