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On name magazine

Charmed by this little write-up by Kayleigh Reed for The Spectrum, the student newspaper of my alma mater, SUNY Buffalo (UB). I started name magazine with $300 from Robert Creeley’s endowed Chair funds when Jorie Graham cancelled her reading at … Continue reading

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As I love: my poetics

(Zukofsky.) This weekend was pretty amazing for me. First off, it’s the first time I’ve ever been invited to a conference as a speaker, with all the glam benefits that entails (billing, funding, and organizational/financial support). That was enough in … Continue reading

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Yes.

Like a dog In rain Lulling Want and onyx Lulling Lulled Somebody give me an MFA.

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A productive weekend

* This weekend I was able to get new work together for Area Sneaks (I have trouble keeping up with magazines that want work, and I owe work to many magazines that asked me before Area Sneaks did, but this … Continue reading

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Etsy + Foursquare Orders

Yesterday I finally put together the time and the money to go to the P.O. and mail a bunch of old Etsy orders and Foursquares.  I also bought stamps, so Etsy orders should not be delayed if you place an … Continue reading

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Arrr

In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day.

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NYC Return

I will be in NYC Thurs-Sun for the Boog City Small Small Press Book Fair and related happenings.  See the schedule here (.pdf).

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Quick list

Good things about this week:

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Then what?

So, at work today I picked up the new issue of Artvoice and read my horoscope: “The reality of love is mutilated when it is removed from all its unreality.” So said the French philosopher Gaston Bachelard in his book … Continue reading

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Buffalo vs. NYC in New York Magazine

Here. This article made me teary. Meanwhile I’ve moved into my own Buffalo apartment. It’s medium-sized for a Buffalo apartment… the LR is about 11×12′, the bathroom and kitchen are both good sizes but not “large” by any means, and … Continue reading

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Protected: The dream that became a nightmare

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Dixie Chicks remake

Hilda really likes this song.  She snuggles up to the computer. There are no good videos of this song on YouTube.  Both the Dixie Chicks and Elvis versions are really low-tech.  Elvis is great, but I like the gender turn … Continue reading

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Buffalo vs. NYC

Buffalo is better than NYC because you can work PT and make like $12k and live frugally and it’s totally ok. You won’t die, or starve, or be evicted. You can live, if uncomfortably, on much less money. Because you … Continue reading

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While I’m not blogging

There’s Lorraine’s Blog. Like Maureen, I feel too preoccupied with “living” these days to blog regularly.

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Protected: “We woke up in a bird sanctuary outside Toledo”

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In the same thread…

Another post-Academic blog to check out, this time from my UVA friend Kristen Taylor. Food, photography, travel and new media excellence….

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Divers(ion)

While I’m spacing out to play with my new boyfriend, you all can go read Chris’s blog.

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Two things

CA Conrad/PhillySound feature at FANZINE New blog by my friend Chris Fritton Two more things: This weekend I read Persuasion and Northanger Abbey.  Got some new books: The Mysteries of Udolpho (keep getting this mixed up with the amazing “The … Continue reading

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FOURSQUARE 2.10 and Vol. 3

- Unseasonably trailing 2.11, verdant FOURSQUARE 2.10 gathers together poems by Lee Ann Brown & Miranda Lee Torn, Kristen Orser, Mischa Erikson, and Jessica Bozek. Cover photo by Maggie Stein. Contributors and subscribers will receive copies, but if you’re not … Continue reading

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Income.

I can’t wait to get paid this week so I can pay the minimum on one of my credit cards, my car insurance, another bill, another bill, and do laundry.  If I have money left over I might get a … Continue reading

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Protected: 12

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What would your mother think?

Someone broke into my car! Which makes twice in six months :( … They did a much sloppier job than the people in Brooklyn too. In Brooklyn, everything in my car had been gone through, but nothing was broken. Today, … Continue reading

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Mrs. Dalloway’s Party, Alt. Take

It’s like Mrs. Dalloway but with an alternate ending (since Clarissa was lucky enough to have all her guests and Septimus was only an almost anonymous shadow of death.) Buffalo architectural history is really interesting but whenever Buffalo history intersects … Continue reading

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A Viennese woodpecker

I took advantage of my comp tickets and went to the BPO concert tonight. The program included Beethoven’s 5th, which is pretty great. When I sat down and heard the instruments tune, I almost cried. The tuning-up period is really … Continue reading

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Cat food

I have been researching cat food so I can change my cats’ diet to a more natural, protein-rich one. They’re predators, after all, and feeding them “diet” or “indoor” foods that are mostly carbs (as most pet foods are) seems … Continue reading

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Protected: A swingin’ hot spot

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Protected: Valuable acquisitions

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Things I dislike about New York

1. The subway. Public transit is great in theory but in practice, in a city this big it’s disgusting. In the winter it’s a disease factory, where sick people spread germs to healthy people and the stress of everyday life … Continue reading

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Protected: A Tale of Two Cities

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Protected: April Job Interviews

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Protected: Girls everywhere

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Protected: More interviews

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Poetry Reading

I’m reading Friday night at Stain Bar in Brooklyn.  Details here.

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Free food

This week I’ve been working a temp job at a market research facility.

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Protected: Food

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Consortium

1. If you will be my sweetheart dear, Then I will give you water clear. 2. With a Valentine 3. I Corinthians 13 4. My essay on Zuk’s poetics of love Juxtapositions for the hell of it; I’m not exactly … Continue reading

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Tiny books about very large things

Today, thank god, we had books to scan. I wasn’t able to scan many pages. For god knows what reason (well, I know the reason…) I kept picking books with illustrations and tissue, which require a different, slower scanning process. … Continue reading

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Sunday

Spent the afternoon at MOMA with Charlie (my brother) and Nykki (his girlfriend)… there are pictures. Afterwards, a fine dinner (on Charlie) at La Bonne Soupe. I came home to find that Damian had finished cleaning his stuff out of … Continue reading

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Scribes

Today we finally had a batch of books to scan at work, and I scanned over 3k pages (I scanned 1k the first day, 2k the second day, and 4k is the quota, so I am coming ever nearer to … Continue reading

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I forgot to tell you about the man with sakura blossoms. At night, in the subway, at almost midnight, an old man waiting for the train with a few small branches on which a scattering of sakura blossoms budded. IN … Continue reading

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Protected: Newness

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AWP Day 3: Roll Call

Amy King* – Deborah Poe* – Catherine Daly – Damian Weber – Will Hubbard* – Ellen Baxt* – Jill Magi* – Doug Manson – Mike Kelleher – Ana Bozicevic-Bowling* – Jaye Bartell – j.s. makkos* – Jacqueline Lyons* – Dorothea … Continue reading

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AWP Day 2: Roll Call

Shanna Compton* – Reb Livingston – Bruce Covey* – Maureen Thorson (and her new man) – Jill Alexander Essbaum* – Marie Buck* – Jennifer L. Knox* – Shafer Hall Plus some of the people from yesterday. Soon… tomorrow!

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from another

Brent Cunningham‘s fun live AWP feed

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Poetry is what happens (a poetics of reading blogs, landscapes, people, textures, or anything else that requires sense-making from signs)

There is some confusion, or ambiguity, about my blog’s subtitle (which I have reinstated). If you click on the subtitle, the meaning should become clearer. To clarify further, I propose that disregarding the examples McQuillian provides of specific acts of … Continue reading

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AWP Day 1: Highlights

1. Meeting Joan Retallack and giving her a copy of OFC. I’ve always admired her, and I’ve seen her many times at readings and functions but never had the proverbial balls to talk to her (which is weird because I … Continue reading

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AWP Day 1: Roll Call (with many parenthetical remarks)

Adam Golaski – Scott Pound* (navigated me through the tempest) – Matthew Klane – Matthew Timmons – Christian Bok (as ever) – Evie Shockley – Jena Osman (super presentation on her periodic table project) – Brent Cunningham – Steve Schroeder* … Continue reading

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Stealing yr good ideas

A Sing Economy looks so incredible that I have asked Scott Puccio to do the cover for The Anthology. I wanted something minimal and avant-garde– so much so that I was planning to have an all-white cover. But this will … Continue reading

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Eric left me at home alone with the boxcutter

And after applying to another handful of salaried positions, I got madly frustrated with not being able to walk through my room without tripping over boxes of books, and I took that box cutter to my boxes and in the … Continue reading

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The woven thing

weaving–>computer mnemotechnics

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