Monthly Archives: December 2008

Two days of thoughts

Yesterday on the drive home I listened to Kafka’s The Castle (not a good audiobook– the recording is strange and it’s a dull book to listen to) and thought about: Loren – Emma – Charles – Kafka – Zukofsky – … Continue reading

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Foursquare Vol. 3

Hey! Now that you have Christmas/Hanukkah money, go renew your Foursquare subscription! You’ll get 3.1 and 3.2 immediately and 3.3 is on its way (see the list of forthcoming authors/artists on the sidebar at the Foursquare blog).

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Protected: Impossibility is possibility.

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Merry Christmas!

Books I got for Christmas: Magdalena Zurawski’s The Bruise Salvador Plascencia’s The People of Paper Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination, Ed. Lynda Roscoe Hartigan (exhibit) I tend to buy poetry and theory on my … Continue reading

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K. Lorraine Graham’s Foursquare Special Edition

Two visual poems by K. Lorraine Graham with cover art by Alixandra Bamford.  This is the last Foursquare SE of Volume 2, so Volume 2 subscribers will be receiving it shortly.  Overruns are for sale at Etsy if you’re not … Continue reading

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Stating what should be obvious

Humbert Humbert is not a role model.

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What I thought about before breakfast

Depression • Vienna • canals • Charles • Susan • Felix • Derrida • Deleuze • Duras • feminism • sisterhood • Kate • Ron • Loren • Mom • Dad • Charlie • Zukofsky • Creeley • Venice • … Continue reading

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What I thought about on the drive to Birmingham

A crush I had three years ago and how its reappearance might resolve • Car accidents and people I know who’ve died in them • Ric, Matt, Chris and Sunday’s reading • Charlie (my brother) • my cats • the … Continue reading

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In the past three days, I’ve had a lot of discussions with people about how to get to New York City from Buffalo. First, let me note that if you have the cash and buy in advance, plane tickets are … Continue reading

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twntw excerpts

Here. (Order here.)

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Foursquare 3.2: Kundiman Edition

Foursquare 3.1 is sitting here in a pile waiting to be mailed, and while I procrastinated about going to The Dreaded Post Office (those of you who semi-bulk mail artsy things frequently know what a pain the P.O. can be), … Continue reading

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The Weather Not The Weather

Yay! Outside Voices’s second book, Ric Royer’s The Weather Not The Weather, is here! I got the box of very pretty books today.  The design is by Justin Sirois, and the boy knows his way around a book cover.  It’s … Continue reading

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In no particular order

Top 20 Favorite Dead Poets Shelley – C Rossetti – Shakespeare – EB Browning – S Crane – Dickinson – Wordsworth – Milton – Stevens – Zukofsky – Eliot – Creeley – Eigner – Stein – Williams – Rukeyser – … Continue reading

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“the weather not the weather refuses the codex’s conventions—words tumble across pages as mesmerizing choreography exploding white space into rhythmic momentum of textual constellations accumulating, poem pushing into poem to create enjambed performance of perspectives, distance, landscapes, time. ‘Even the … Continue reading

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