Monthly Archives: May 2010

Subway Seens


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LITURGY II (ENGLISHING ROBERT MARTEAU)


12 (in a sequence of twelve) The oak has fallen into the middle of the blackberry bushes, Bearers of ripe fruit.  It groans along its whole length, Maimed, its crown in disorder, its trunk Like a dead beast abandoned to … Continue reading

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Ghostlies & Diabolicals


Ghostlies & Diabolicals

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LITURGY II (ENGLISHING ROBERT MARTEAU)


11 (in a sequence of twelve) Everywhere each thing had its color.  The earth Was God’s gift: a cube in the sphere Turned by angels; the garden which the gods Wished to live in.  Each mouth retold This fable as … Continue reading

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New Words for Old Vices


FABULOSE, noun:  the spongy, puffy social tissue filled with tiny bubbles of hot air and styrofoam packing ‘monads.”  It thrives on a fertile compost of book reviews, celebrity talk-shows, workplace performance evaluations, and classroom assessments.  If dissected in a bright … Continue reading

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