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Monthly Archive for August, 2008

glass-action

boo: so many weddings in supra-repose, usual things like reinforced steel, unstructured, left to grind away. the flat-screen memory not only for popcorn edifices. then, see, patricia’s breasts hide the top of her shirt & i do see what you are saying & i am a bantam-weight. we were paper plane dreaming to fly ass-numb [...]

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suspect

‘His strength lay in his capacity for enduring boredom, his wife suspected, quite overlooking the possibility of a relationship with a landscape, an unprepossessing one at that.’ Patrick White, A Fringe of Leaves what do people assume your strengths are? a capacity for enduring boredom is probably a common surmise. perhaps they’re not wrong. your [...]

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block the stairs!

i ordered the obstriction blitz, like a good cartographer, Velvet in Wurlitzer sun. We’d lube-up asunder morgue trestles (umpteen xenophobes essay profit in ear-shot, as always, so fallacious, so cute) all the while doubting the drastic illness gaining currency. Whoa. a lack of sense. i queue; you zap goobers, seethe with junkies, yabbering betwixt jubes: [...]

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untitle

phrases like ‘a map’ & ‘quiet head’ are in vain; my dorsal fin seems a colonnade at times but with cunt-culture qualifications noted then blown aimlessly we, we are, cultivating a marquee! the door shuts on fuckup poems or sympathy cards trees planted for the utile value drugs grown to a place value. ask me [...]

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furious

i’ve been following krissy kneen’s stories. &, i’m kinda hooked. have a read of truth & the tampon story. .

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motherwell

he said this at one point: “The Spanish Prison, like all of my works, consists of a dialectic between the conscious (straight lines, designed shapes, weighed color, abstract language) and the unconscious (soft lines, obscured shapes…) resolved into a synthesis which differs as a whole from either. The hidden Spanish prisoner must represent the anxieties [...]

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cool as a criteria

keri challenged me on this one, so what i did was to firstly (as always) google ‘cool’ & find out exactly what it means. i think i know, but you know, my brain is a wasteland…blah blah… so after googling for definitions of ‘cool’ i did a tag analysis to find out the most commonly [...]

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123

I’m just here, thinking about the poetry that investigates poetry itself. It’s inspired by the recent debate on compositional notes, but only a little. (By the way, if you want you can check out Issue 5 of Haiku Review, which features work from Ali Smith, Jennifer Compton, Jill Jones, Joanne Burns, Kristin Hannaford, Lizz Murphy, [...]

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the collected selected

check out nathan’s poem Booranga, which appears on his blog. i like it when writers blog their wares. i’m tired though, & a such, more posting tomorrow. but if you want a hint: my next post will be (due to popular demand) about compositional notes, & the poetry of alicia sometimes. these are the thoughts [...]

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Backslash

Malcom Turnbull a spatchcock avoiding arguments in bra & panties. His honest depiction wages a campaign out the back, where one keeps hose, twine. Mark out a pitch or de-camp and drink pepsi in the light, pacifism your way. To avoid the general (brick-shit-house; I can take anyone) we strain to act in a manner [...]

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