This animated piece is designed to take on the style, characteristics, and tone of David Carson and to reinterpret the literary passage “The Current” by Raymond Carver.
Raymond Carver - “The Current”
These fish have no eyes
these silver fish that come to me in dreams, scattering their roe and milt
in the pockets of my brain.
But there’s one that comes--
heavy, scarred, silent like the rest,
that simply holds against the current,
closing its dark mouth against
the current, closing and opening
as it holds to the current.