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Messina (II): Beckmann

This work is indebted to and draws lines from the wonderfully translated Max Beckmann diaries and letters found in Self-Portrait In Words: Collected Writings and Statements, 1903–1950, edited by Barbara Copeland (University of Chicago Press, 1997).

Scott Henkle has published in Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, and has work forthcoming in the Massachusetts Review. Some other works of his can be found on his blog A Composite of Bruises and Bones. Born in Cleveland, he currrently lives with his wife and sons in Brooklyn.