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Meanderings & mawqifs of poetry, poetics, translations y mas. Travelogue too.

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Umbrella Martial Arts

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Although it is raining where I am in Mexico right now, I don’t think I need to rehearse the new Hong Kong demonstrators’ umbrella martial arts style:

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Instead of Columbus (who he?) Day —

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

— Crazy Horse’s shirt:

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UPCOMING GIGS

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Poetry, Poetry Festival, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

¡ T O D A Y ! BOISE STATE MFA READING SERIES Friday October 3rd, 2014: Pierre Joris, The Cabin Literary Center, 801 S. Capitol Blvd, 7:30 p.m. * * * EVERGREEN COLLEGE READING Olympia, WA Monday 6 October Talk on Paul Celan (9:30 to 11 a.m.)  & Poetry Reading (1 to 2:30 p.m.) both are in: […]

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A Voice Full of Cities: The Collected Essays of Robert Kelly

September 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Book Launch, Essays, Poetics, Poetry, Uncategorized

!OUT NOW! It is no exaggeration to suggest that Robert Kelly may well be America’s most prolific poet, and certainly one of the most singular and ceaselessly innovative writers the country produced in the 2nd part of the past century. To date, he has published more than 70 books of poetry and fiction — books […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (10)

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ To my delight, the chauffeur was a girl, a tall young lesbian soft-skinned under her green silky mannish uniform. I thought of the softness of her calves inside the boots, & went so far as to insert a finger. She smiled in a business-like way, but made me sit in the back. I could […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (9)

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ It was in front of the cathedral that the lepers gathered, the same in every city. They were the imperfections of the system, hopefully consigned outside it, segregated, wished to death. They showed themselves to men while men were on the steps of the place they went to show themselves to God. Heal me […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (8)

September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ I’m me, that’s the point of it. I am at your disposal. □ She was at the door, I know it, wrote her letter to me, sealed it in the wood of the door with a kiss, has gone away. We are at the disposal of everybody. □ The books give different numbers for […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (7)

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ I hold this one’s breasts & this one’s thighs & press myself on this one’s mouth & ask each one in turn: What is it that happened between us at the Pinner in Wakefield, three hundred years ago, September? We learned the secret, & it cost us our deaths. Back, far down in my […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (6)

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

□ A lifetime supply of goose-quills. Ocean of ink. First lessons in chancery cursive. Have an erection. Keep it. There’s your college of the spirit sank, she said, keep talking big boy. □ It has been my intention to banish all learning from these pages. Only what I have stood under will serve our purposes, […]

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Robert Kelly: An Alchemical Journal (5)

September 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

The third time, she tells me, is the Charm. I try again: Hoping to learn by a sign how the Work prospers, I look out into the morning & see a black hen, her white chick. □ What does she do now she is naked? Is this anti-climax? What did I do when the el […]

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