About Dan Chiasson:
Dan Chiasson is an American poet, critic, and journalist. He is the author of five books. His name is usually pronounced "chase-in."
There are varieties of life unknown to you. Their whole identity is: you can't find out.
If you can orbit the planet, why can't you see what makes the human heart happy? Is it art or is it sex? Or is it, as I suspect, just keeping going from next thing to next thing to next thing to next thing to next to next to next to next pulsating st...