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Happy 80th Birthday, Fairuz!

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Mashreq, Music, Uncategorized

If you don’t know this great Lebanese singer, check here & also here, where you’ll find the poet Sargon Boulos’ biographical essay on her.

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Celebrate Naropa Today!

November 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Today: Robert Kelly Reading

November 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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Eric Mottram Lives!

October 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cultural Studies, Poetics, Poetry, Uncategorized

Old Eric Mottram friend John Whiting has done us all a great favor by making available some of his tapes of Mottram’s most amazing graduate seminar from the early seventies, “American Imagination of Synthesis,” which I myself also took around 73/74 (my cassette tapes have in the main gone bad — so, double thanks to John!) […]

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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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