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“Everything Is the Nuts” December 17, 2007: If anyone can figure out how to send Jane back to 1949 to see MoMA’s exhibition of “Italian pictures,” which gave Wallace Stevens a bad case of ennui, please send instructions care of this [...] by

Versions of Songs, Versions of Weariness December 17, 2007: Alicia’s post in tribute to Edward Thomas’s “The Owl” moved me. Especially so since it came after a terrible experience in a shopping outlet. My four-year-old and I were looking for snow [...] by

Visual Poetics 03 December 15, 2007: —————– “William Tell: A Novel” by Steve McCaffery —————– “William Tell: A Novel” constitutes one of the [...] by

The Owl December 15, 2007: We’ll be spending Christmas in Greece this year, about which I have mixed feelings. Christmas is not a big holiday in Greece or the Eastern church generally, which has its upside (a little less [...] by

Visual Poetics 02 December 15, 2007: —————– Page 4 from Flatland by Derek Beaulieu Information as Material, 2007 —————– Flatland by Derek Beaulieu constitutes a [...] by

More Nude Formalism December 14, 2007: Carmine Starnino has entered the fray of our discussion about formalism by offering a spirited rebuttal to some of my provocations, doing so via his commentary to a posting by Ange Mlinko. Starnino [...] by

enormous snowstorms at the last minute December 14, 2007: We had an enormous snowstorm yesterday in the greater Boston area. We I didn’t handle it perfectly, but our family got home safely in the end– and our little guy, while still no fan of [...] by

Interview with the Sonnet December 14, 2007: Our special guest today is the sonnet. No stranger to controversy, gender bending, political debate, the tug-of-war between the avant garde and the retrograde, the sonnet again finds herself a topic [...] by

And Songsongsonglessness December 14, 2007: Here’s an unusual little book from my shelf. I say unusual because it’s the winner of the Bordighera Poetry Prize for a book whose author is of Italian descent. The prize includes an honorarium, [...] by

UbuWeb – New Additions : Late Fall 2007 December 13, 2007: UbuWeb All Avant-Garde All The Time – UbuWeb Podcast #2: Produced by The Poetry Foundation, UbuWeb is pleased to announce the second in its podcast series, focusing on Ubu’s hidden [...] by