Artist’s Statement: I wanted the video for Karma Man to have a repetitive cyclical form and seething energy, much like the negative karma the poem explores. The poem exists in both clarity and paranoia, realization that a relationship may be dues for past choices, trapped in a loop of my own creation, no way out except to become karma itself.
Karina is an Irish writer and visual poet, born in Belfast and now living in Rome. She is the author of three books, Brain Lace (BareBackPress, 2018), 50 Euro (BareBackPress, 2017), and Maiden (48th Street Press, 2016). She is currently finishing up a collection of short stories set in Belfast. For more, visit her website karinabush.com.