rattapallax made me do a doubletake: for the word itself, which is is Wallace Steven’s onomatopoeia for “thunder” and for the magazine/website/press published by Ram Devineni, which is doing/has done some wonderful work, especially in honor of Pablo Neruda's 1ooth birthday-a book, a documentary, and a pilgrimage of sorts to isla negra.
Behenji was inspired to pen a few words after reading about the trip to isla negra:
From ISLA NEGRA REVISITED
yesterday, a third of a century after
did you imagine they would circle
like Hindus circling