Image issue 112’s cover features work by Emmanuel Osahor, who paints gardens as a way to “sit with this contradiction” between beauty and hardship he’s seen both in his native Nigeria and in Canada. Also inside: Nick Ripatrazone interviews poet Carl Phillips on reticence, syntax, and wilderness; new fiction on the long shadow of war in the lives of combatants by Andrew Krivak; short-short fiction by Kim Chinquee; James K.A. Smith on art, science, and Hegel; Robert Clark on loving unfashionable writers; Travis Helms on LOGOS Collective and inventing the liturgical poetry reading; Ezra Bookman, professional ritual designer; Randy Boyagoda’s new novel about a Dantean amusement park; Steven Toussaint on Fanny Howe and Nathaniel Mackey, two Gnostic poets who call us to this world; poems by B.H. Fairchild, Lisa Dordal, Bruce Bond, Lizzy Petersen, Rhett Iseman Trull, and more. Get Image delivered: www.imagejournal.org/subscribe.