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Recombinatory Enumerations April 2, 2014: I was delighted, if a bit apprehensive, when invited to blog for Harriet during Poetry Month this April. I don’t really think of myself as a blogger. In fact, not at all. I’m a fairly slow writer, working in stops and starts, and a lot of the time I’m working on someone else’s writing—as an editor, publisher, amateur archivist, and [...] by

Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd : The Hypermeter of collaboration December 9, 2013: [caption id="attachment_78191" align="alignright" width="500"] Holding It Down Ensemble, Harlem Stage, 2012. Photo credit: Vijay Iyer[/caption] It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those who knew him and his work, his departure touched everyone.  He was a Black man. A Gay man.  He [...] by

“A multidisciplinary feat of beauty from the heart of Montreal’s poetry scene” February 25, 2011: Disappear - from the CD To Call Out in the Night by Pharmakon MTL from Ian Ferrier on Vimeo. Art Threat talks with Montreal poet Ian Ferrier about his live improvisation with the band Pharmakon MTL and its use in the video above as part of the media artist pk langshaw's d_verse project. Adding up the collaborators, that's one poet, three [...] by

Getting What You Asked For December 22, 2010: What? You didn't ask for a recording of Jean Baudrillard singing his poems with musical accompaniment? Sure you did! That's how the market works. Supply and demand. From Ubu: Unbelievable but true! Baudrillard recites his poetry backed up by an all star band featuring Tom Watson, Mike Kelley, George Hurley, Lynn Johnston, Dave Muller and Amy [...] by

Music and Memory February 3, 2010: [audio:http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Music-and-Memory-2.mp3] by