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from shining G to shining G April 28, 2011: Now it's a lot more fun to keep secrets than it used to be And it's a lot more fun to forestall doom than it used to be It's a lot more fun to mum halo than it used to be And it's sure a lot more fun to be a shambles of a person than it used to be Plus, and I have to say it, it's a lot more fun to write the poems than [...] by

from some cats talking about making stuff April 21, 2011: Tiger Kitty: No. I think this is proven in one one could name. I don’t have to name it now. I think you all know what I would mean. In certain battles that go on while you’re meowing, for example. Your destroying of the picture, your negation, and your constant desire to be free. Every cat wants to be free. That is, you want to create in a [...] by

“You Can Have It All” April 12, 2011: My idea of a conservative poet is Marcel Duchamp. There isn’t much use for time external to the writing in my head these days, insofar as the timely timelessness thing goes, much as I can sort of be “in like” with the question, or give it some nod from the next set of collapsing structures (tonalities), one gets paid to briefly inhabit. [...] by

and who knows when was the Aequinox? April 6, 2011: In response to this one’s continuous muttering of exhausted inane yap punctuated by some light bitching about being too currently pastly and futurely dumb to write any public speak, my three-week old daughter June put down her copy of Melmoth the Wanderer for a minute, though keeping on her headphones which were feeding her a shuffle of songs [...] by

The Curious Builder April 4, 2011: Index Hudney, Sutej IX, X, XI, 7, 9, 25, 58, 60, 61, 64 Plates   5,10, 15 Childhood   70, 71 Education   78, 79, 80 Early relationship with family   84 Enters academy, honors   84 Arrest and bewilderment 85 Formation of spatial theories  90 “Romance of Ardoy, The” 92 Second arrest 93 [...] by

The secret to managing is to keep the ones who hate you away from the ones who are undecided April 30, 2010: "And truly, had not the duty I owe unto the importunity of friends, and the allegiance I must ever acknowledge unto truth, prevailed with me, the inactivity of my disposition might have made these sufferings continual, and time, that brings other things to light, should have satisfied me in the remedy of its oblivion.  But because things [...] by

Sneaking the sunrise past a rooster April 28, 2010: For me the poem or the individual work supersedes the book, as forms go. If they happen to be one and the same, that works. I mean, I like to read and get wrapped up in something, and I’ll read a book of poems from page one to the end on occasion, though that habit was really enabled during a period of review writing that I don’t completely [...] by

from An Island That Is All The World April 21, 2010: I’m fortunate to have a bit of an off day today, which will allow me to take my young daughter up the Museum of Natural History here in NYC, and maybe if time permits on a walk across Central Park to visit the bird life before heading back downtown where tonight I’m taking part in a reading for this new book of unpublished work by James [...] by

from the “You missed them/They didn’t miss you,”* file April 18, 2010: PSALM et je suis triste, Seigneur, d’etre si triste. – Blaise Cendrars This morning, cold Somewhere beyond a single mockingbird I heard again A haunting Negro song Were you there when They crucified my Lord? After a decade Of felons in high places, Greed unleashed To herd us into Hell We’re all there now For lesser [...] by