Rosamond S. King

Rosamond S. King

algorithms

    4                   I/me
    5                   you(/them)
    3                   we/us
    1                   love
    6                   hate
    7                   neglect
    8                   respect
    0                   war
    2                   peace
    9                   justice

              4 + (5 * 1) = 3
              4 + (5 * 8) = 3
              5 + 6 = 0
              7 + 6 = 0
              9 * 0 = 2?
              7 * 0 = 6
              3 * 0 = 0
              5 * 0 = 0
              1 + 8 = 9
              1 + 8 ≈ 2
              8 ÷ 7 ≠ 9
              1 > 0 ?
              1 > 6 ?
              1 + 9 = 2
              8 * 5 = 9
              5 ≈ 7
              (1 ÷ 7) – 8 = 6
              4 * 8 = 42
              3 > (4 + 5)

Rosamond S. King is a creative and critical writer, performer, and artist whose work is deeply informed by the cultures and communities she is part of (including African, Caribbean, American, and queer). Her poetry has been published in over a dozen journals and anthologies and in the chapbook At My Belly and My Back, and she has performed in venues such as Dixon Place, the Bowery Poetry Club, the Stonewall Inn, and the SABLE literary festival in The Gambia. She is an Assistant Professor in the English Department of Brooklyn College.