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Twilight of the Mind: Toward a Poetics of Interpellation April 29, 2015: Twilight revisiting a prior version of this (see GutCult *8) It isn’t exactly as Spicer said that “most things happen at twilight,” but is where the most productive natal spaces are located. It [...] by

Notes Toward a New Language: Silence: On Tacita Dean April 29, 2015: Tacita Dean is a filmmaker and photographer; she also makes drawings, installations and audio work. Dean’s work is steeped in silence and her work,  a study of silence, of what is not said, of the [...] by

riffs on Paris graff : 7 April 29, 2015: From boom boxes to money rolls, many of the props in Wild Style, Charlie Ahearn’s 1982 dramatization of the burgeoning New York street scene of wholecarring and rapoffs; breakdancing and [...] by

Rubyfloetics: A Period Poem Mixtape April 29, 2015: I wrote the poem Ruby Flo one summer during my undergraduate years. I was staying at my boyfriend’s family home because my mom and I were steady fighting. His mother didn’t really want me there. [...] by

All Mod Cons – or a Reflective Analysis on Whitman and American Institutional Technophilia April 28, 2015: I’ve been too cruel to Walt Whitman’s works. Perhaps because I relate too much to the criticisms I have that it strikes fear in me. His work seems to uncover another honesty. The speaker appears [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 3: Poet as Radio (Producer) April 28, 2015: I don’t have time to read or write in the traditional sense anymore. I have two kids, family, a day job, problems, a car, etc. I don’t really have time to write this post. But I want to [...] by

Speculating Darkly: A Poetry Folio April 28, 2015: In April 2013, Roger Reeves riffed off what Theaster Gates calls Speculating Darkly in a three-part essay series that appeared on Harriet. A theoretical meditation on history, identity, and craft, [...] by

Poetry Is Not the Final Girl: Chris Chen April 28, 2015: I haven’t known Chris Chen for very long but something that I like to say about him is that he’s a ringer. Well, ok. So I don’t mean that Chris is very tall, or big, or that [...] by

The Selected Tweets of @jerichobrown April 28, 2015: A little more than a year ago, my friend forever Amber Dermont issued a challenge. The author–of the New York Times best seller The Starboard Sea and of the brilliant book of stories Damage [...] by

WHEN I ASK MY MOTHER ABOUT BEING AND NOT BEING AN ARTIST April 28, 2015: “It became important for me to look at my mother as an artist. To recognize and honor her point of view,” says artist LaToya Ruby Frazier about her collaborations with her mother. This [...] by