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The European Eel

These eels were born in a continent of ocean and their parents carried into that vastness on mindless, reliable, pot-luck currents from Iceland, Belgium, Tunisia, Spain. ‘Steve’s research of the eel’s complex life history is reflected in this incredible long-form … Continue reading

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Blind Skies

Somewhere in Tethys’ salty darkness, in spurts of milt and billowing roe, eels are birthing their posterity, a spore-storm of eggs in uncountable centillions, each buoyed on its micron of oil.  Steve Ely’s The European Eel is a long poem that … Continue reading

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