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Actualizing Democratic Vistas April 30, 2015: Tribute to …Pinsky, Walcott?. Poet, Educator, Mentor The cold, cyclical dark, turning and returning. Even in the scorched and frozen world of the dead after the holocaust The wheel as it turns [...] by

A Maxwell’s Candor Is the Brightest Shield and Peeping Mot: Notes and an Interview April 29, 2015: A Maxwell’s Candor Is the Brightest Shield is a beautiful book. As with all Ugly Duckling Presse publications it sits well in the hand and has a just right physicality. It also has stylish black [...] by

‘one medium is a resonance of and for other mediums': An Interview w/ Paul Ebenkamp, Part III April 29, 2015: John: Earlier you mention that your appreciation of various media all register at a similar intensity, that visual art, music and poetry all kind of “blurs together” for you, you say [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (10) April 29, 2015: Last Friday afternoon in San Francisco I left our place on Ellis walking north up Larkin and took a right on Broadway east through the tunnel to City Lights Books on Columbus in North Beach. I [...] by

THIS IS MESSY, WE’RE NOT SORRY: Elegant Mire with Carrie Lorig, v. 3 April 29, 2015: Cassandra:  so i have the fruit tree! Carrie:  and the ocean skirting it! Cassandra:  or, there will be something for me at the table Carrie:  yeah totally i’m also trying to think that way [...] by

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