Joseph Osel is a critical theorist, writer and Editor.
Ashley Montagu was a prolific British-American anthropologist.
|Structured according to the mirrored anatomy of John Merrick's deformed skull, the poem "Mark of the Beast" is excerpted from Catastrophe in Miniature: Poetry In Fatal Tense (2016) by Joseph Osel. The image "Frontal view of the skull" was captured from The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity by Ashley Montagu (1971, p. 44).|
|Double confinement poem "WHEN THE INCARCERATED INCARCERATE EACHOTHER" excerpted from Catastrophe-In-Miniature: Poetry In Fatal Tense (2016) by Joseph Osel --- apropos a photo 📷 of Jack Daws' "Pickled Flag" (2001, U.S. flag, vinegar solution, jar), from his Inconvenient Truths series|