I’ve renamed this The Coward. I was thinking of a poem by Anna Swir. No more metadata.
Hey, I’m doing some readings this week. Thursday, June 21 @ 7 | Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop | w/Jill Magi & Marty Cain. Driving w/Marty. Looking forward to talking w/Jill. Labor is an important book to me. FB Stuff. Info for the Detroit reading above. It’s a… Read More
Rosa Alcalá’s MyOTHER TONGUE, Jill Magi’s Labor, Pizza Pi Press’ Recipes for Revolution, more. I’ve been meaning to write about my state of mind when it comes to these reading journals. I lost my tongue. I don’t know when. Perhaps it was three years ago. I didn’t know how… Read More
This is a reading journal, meant to be semi-obscure, between public and private. For those who care. Thought at the beginning, in process. Posted well after recording. This time Ghayath Almadhoun’s Adrenaline, a poem from Tim Liu’s selected, Petr Bezruč, some scholarship on the commons, Tongo Eisen-Martin’s Heaven… Read More
Edric Mesmer flies under the radar online (by choice, I think) and is omnipresent in Buffalo as a poet, curator, archivist, and kind human. I was flush w/happyness to be part of his chapette series–the Buffalo Ochre Papers. I’d stuck around long enough to be… Read More
(Jake’s Book & Claire Donato’s Work) This leg of my readings for Someone’s Utopia is LOBSTER UTOPIA. I’ll be cavorting w/Jake Reber through the Northeast, hoping to hear Jake read as extensively as possible from the gospel of Lobster Genesis. TOUR LEG: LOBSTER UTOPIA Washington, DC May 20 |… Read More
Someone’s Utopia, my new book of poems released April 1st. This comes w/relief in finally seeing the end of a ten year long process and deep gratitude for all those in Buffalo and at Black Ocean who helped these poems get to where they could… Read More