Bhanu Kapil’s famous “12 Questions”

Over at Via Negativa where the Poetry Blogging Network happens there are interviews using Bhanu Kapil’s famous “12 Questions“. Chen Chen uses “12 Questions” for a number of poems in his new book: Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency

Who was responsible for the suffering of your mother? What is the shape of your body? How will you live now? What are the consequences of silence? How will you/have you prepared for your death? What would you say if you could? Who are you and whom do you love? What do you remember about the earth? How will you begin? Describe a morning you woke without fear. Tell me what you know about dismemberment. Where did you come from/How did you arrive?