Cosmology by Rose Knapp

Detail from Sandro Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus

Why is there something rather than nothing? 
Why this magical matter of atomic
Stardust paradisiacal particles than a formless void?

Rose Knapp (she/they) is a poet and electronic producer. She has publications in Lotus-Eater, Bombay Gin, BlazeVOX, Hotel Amerika, Fence Books, Obsidian, Gargoyle, and others. She has poetry collections published with Beir Bua Press, Hesterglock Press, and Dostoyevsky Wannabe. She lives in Minneapolis. Find her at and on Twitter @Rose_Siyaniye