This is a hybrid code poem piece. I wanted to convey what was happening within Florida (and within the world) but as though it was recorded by a computer. Based on my understanding of code and the overlap between computer commands and national commands, I typed a piece that shows both.
Silvana Smith is an artist born in Catania, Sicily and was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. Smith graduated from the University of North Florida with a major in sculpture. She is interested in writing, poetry and entomology. You can find more of her work as @eggexplorer on Instagram.