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Protected: Eric was right

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Protected: thanks to Eric…

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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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Protected: Why I do not kiss random people on New Year’s Eve

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Consolidation

If I move somewhere that requires me to take up less domestic space, which seems likely, then I will need to get rid of some of my possessions. I’m an accumulator, a.k.a. packrat– I come by it honestly. Luckily, my … Continue reading

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Yes, Beowulf in 3-D kicks ass

Saw Beowulf in 3-D (at an Imax theatre)… it was awesome. Yeah, ok, it’s not Mulholland Drive, not “history-making film,” but 3-D? Beowulf? It’s exactly as cool as you think it will be, if not cooler. Plus, it made me … Continue reading

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sudden fall

It’s raining a little, and all the leaves are popping. Over the last week or so they’ve gradually come out– gradually compared to today, when they are ecstatic.

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Honeycomb

I remember it like this. Sweet and waxy. The comb collapsing from a hollow symmetrical architecture into a tiny chewy lump.

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Doris Lessing rocks

I recommend The Grass is Singing, of course. An amazing portrayal of depression; of racism, of modern homesteading, of domestic violence. What Duras is to India in the India Cycle, Lessing is to South Africa in this novel. But that’s … Continue reading

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meatpaper

For those of you who think being omnivorous is avant-garde, there’s a new arts magazine called meatpaper.

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I could see myself fantasizing

Names I would name my twin daughters: Cora and ColettePlaces I might live: San Diego, Vancouver, Vienna, Philadelphia, BaltimorePrograms I could attend: UCSD (Lit), UMD (Library), Penn (Anthropology)

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Last night: dreamt that I had a golden retriever and went back to school for an MBA.Today: Errands, then work work work (in the café tonight). Happy birthday to Rod.

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orgasmic

My duplex printer just printed duplex. OMG.

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UC Press Sale

Well, I spent all my money. Your turn! (Still waiting for the collected Creeley to come down a little.)

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Today, other than working, I am cleaning everything, like in The Velveteen Rabbit but with bleach instead of fire.

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If you love it so much then why don’t you marry it?

It is glorious to have a functioning printer again. I haven’t tried duplexing on it (it’s supposed to duplex), but I have tried color and B&W printing and scanning and they look great– at least as good as my last … Continue reading

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Brief

Yesterday: worked till midnight, which was tiring. Today: went to the market, took a nap. Plans: 4SQ, make my printer become a fax machine. Reading in Raleigh-Durham on Oct. 6. Details to follow.

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When I get off work today I am buying a printer! So I can make 4SQ this weekend! Finally!

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Yesterday

Yesterday was so wonderful. The weather was perfect. Michelle came to visit and we talked about very many things. We went to Dedalus Books (a Cville institution) where I made off like a bandit with inexpensive and very fine backissues … Continue reading

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It would be really great if one of the three printers I own actually worked.

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MnemoPoMo

September’s challenge is to memorize 4 poems. Seems like something I should get in on. (via Steve.)

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"Sit here for the present."

This post will have subtitles. Guess the title reference game(Cf. CSP) Post title will be obvious to my mother and possibly familiar to those with school-age children. HeatIt’s hot. LibraryDiscovered the (very small, at least in Alderman) ethnobotany section. Hours … Continue reading

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Google Books rocks hard

Although not quite as hard as Juliet Fleming. Graffiti and the Writing Arts of Early Modern England. Go read it!

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I went to CVS and bought every nutritional supplement that looked like it might help me focus better. We’ll see if anything works. Also, my Wikipedia page survived deletion. Thanks to everyone who spoke up 🙂

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Back for a second to point out this crazy debate over whether I should have a Wikipedia page. I didn’t write this page. But of course I want it to be kept. It strikes me as odd that people (most … Continue reading

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Gotta be offline for a few days, so please excuse delays. If you know me you are already used to delays. Thanks for putting up with me.

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Good things: The Aristocrats documentary; Flight of the Conchords, Breyer’s caramel and pretzel ice cream (perfect for when one craves sweet/salty), Lean Cuisine pizza, bloody marys, Sarah Silverman, naming my nonexistent son Abraham, the new Harry Potter movie (Evanna Lynch! … Continue reading

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olfactory parade

Depending on what house you’re passing and which way the wind is blowing, Charlottesville either smells like magnolias, honeysuckle, and fresh-cut grass, or like vomit, urine, and rotting garbage. Went to Revolutionary Soup today and they wanted five lines of … Continue reading

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Any Audre Lorde fans out there?

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I miss playing Kubb.

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Things you could say to me that would get me to go just about anywhere at just about any time

1. There will be food.2. There will be alcohol.3. These things will be free. If I am being particularly stubborn, you can use these:1. There will be cake.2. There will be baked goods.3. There will be fireworks.4. There will be … Continue reading

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Found a pile of old poetry trading cards, still in mint condition! Up at Etsy.

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trolls

Apparently, some people never outgrow the need to be spanked and sent to their rooms without supper. Where are your mothers?

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If you’re a 4SQ subscriber and you get an automatic email from PayPal asking for $24, don’t pay it (unless of course you want to give me an extra $24. I won’t interfere).

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Prizes for my friends

Congratulations to Sandra Beasley, winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize for her manuscript Theories of Falling, which will be published next Spring. Congratulations to Brenda Iijima, runner-up for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize for her manuscript If Not Metamorphic. … Continue reading

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Virginia is so green and breathable.

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I spent the afternoon at a sausagefest

And it wasn’t a poetry reading!

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Assuming I don’t find a slide projector, if you have a copy of OFC you might want to bring it with you (I will have a few copies onhand that you can purchase).

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Anyone in Cville, New York, or points in between have a slide projector I could borrow for the weekend? I need it for the reading with Ron on Sunday.

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I have too many books.

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Good thing we didn’t invest in those “Free Paris” shirts.

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technical difficulties… please stand by

Still moving in, unpacking, getting the mainframe hooked up, looking for a job. Also, $666 has recently left my bank account (it’s yet to show up on the internet banking thing so I’m not sure where all that money went, … Continue reading

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overwhelmed

web design work due – need a job – papers due (still, always) – still moving stuff into the apt – people need me to do various things – various bills due thinking of going to look at kittens at … Continue reading

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Maybe I will have a housewarming party. I need plants and I enjoy serving alcohol to friends.

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reflective poetics

Anyone wanna write a little chapbook called “SHE” or “RIFF” so I can use these for something? Books should be 4″x6″ or so.

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Johnny Tremain

I had way too much fun with the superglue last night. Advice on getting it off? There’s got to be some magical antidote, right?

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