Tag Archives: Linguistic Experiments: Poetry

On Being International

So… You’re entertained.  Yes, I get it.  I got it.  Good. Today, we’re done with entertainment.  It has had its day, and its day is done, the sun is set, and we in the city are left with a paltry … Continue reading

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Production Log: Darkness Cuts Itself a Body & How to Escape From a Hotel on Fire

If you know anything about me, you know that the above are the titles to two poetry manuscripts I’ve been working on over the last five years. If you don’t know this, then clearly you don’t know me at all.  … Continue reading

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Poetry and Art On Demand!

And, really, what could be better than that? Imagine, a poet in your house, following you around, ready at any moment of the day to write a poem on the spot on any suggestion that comes into your head.  Imagine! … Continue reading

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For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffrey

For she is the servant of no god but herself, and perhaps me, if she considers me a god, and considers biting a form of service. For she has a man’s name, but is not a man, nor a tomcat, … Continue reading

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A Poem on Commission

would be awesome — however, such things usually only occur when one is rich and acclaimed (and richly so) and probably don’t include any money anyway (Does the President pay for the inauguration poem?) OR they are requests from relatives … Continue reading

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NWARRRRLP Month is [Long] Complete! And a poem is born!

Though it maybe too early to tell whether the poem will live a long and fruitful life. As you know, poems are very delicate in the early stages of their lives and go through many changes, some sudden and drastic, … Continue reading

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Reading tomorrow! Experience Phineas Gage in all its poetic glory!

Tomorrow (Remember, Remember the 8th of December!) I’ll be reading with Amanda Auchter as part of the NANO Reading Series at Kaboom Books. This is the main Kaboom Books on Houston Avenue, and we’ll be reading at 7:30 pm. Afterwards, … Continue reading

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November!

I really, really, really, really like exclamation points. Just a short post today, detailing two things. One: About a third of the way through National Write-a-Really-Really-Really-Really-Long-Poem Month and The Ballad of Phineas Gage (not the actual title) is about seventy … Continue reading

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November is National Write-a-Really-Really-Really-Really-Long-Poem Month!

And in honor of the month, I’m going to attempt to write my own really, really, really, really long poem over November. Chosen topice! Phineas Gage. Though, as you must, must, must, must realrealrealrealize, the chances of that topic staying … Continue reading

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October Poetry-a-Thon On the March!

Five poems in five days, so far so good, my mind only slightly feels like warmed-over Velveeta. Frankly, I don’t know how the others are doing it. Frankly, I’m not sure how I’m doing it. Frankly, that last sentence was … Continue reading

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