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Impossible Music /5/ Making Music May 2, 2013: When I ran Monday hoot nights at The Coffee Gallery I remember several vivid sessions and appearances. • Young beardless Jerry Garcia up from Palo Alto. He brought his banjo and sat in with other [...] by

Notes on Conceptualism May 2, 2013: What does conceptual poetry have to do with conceptual poetry? Is conceptual poetry conceptual poetry? Is conceptual poetry poetry? Conceptual poetry is mainly about unearthing neuroses in the minds [...] by

Our Slaves: Caring for Masters, Deforming Mastery (Part 1 of 2) May 1, 2013: This post is a continuation of the conversation I started last week with the same title. There’s so much that can be written on both Natasha Trethewey’s “Native Guard” and Yusef [...] by

Mark Rutkoski, Words of Love May 1, 2013: There is a sense in which every “pure” conceptual writing project feels like it has already been done before: the production of the text depends upon the prior existence of the text. This is [...] by

Deterritorializations: Repetition, Stutter, Report (the first of two brief forays) May 1, 2013: The book is liquid dreams. Writing is stone. Writing is breath unheld. The book is air by

Some Final Thoughts, With Gratitude May 1, 2013: I haven’t been the most prolific blogger this month, but I have been eagerly reading my fellow bloggers’ posts, as well as some of the responses that have come through the transom. One thing [...] by

Notes while reading – Guy Debord and Gianfranco Sanguinetti / The Veritable Split In the International / Chronos Publications 1990 / (1972 in French) May 1, 2013: Submissive intellectuals who are presently at the beginning of their career see themselves obliged for their part to disguise themselves as moderate situationists or semi-situationists, only to show [...] by

I is not a subject: Part 5 of 5 May 1, 2013: This is the fifth part of a five-part paper, a version of which was given April 26, 2013 as the keynote address at the symposium, “Lament of the Makers: Conceptualism and Poetic Freedom,” [...] by

National Poetry Month Extended Hours April 30, 2013: Around this time every year, we wrapped up National Poetry Month, say thank you to our bloggers for all the great work they’ve done, then get back to the news. Well, we’ve had such a [...] by

Quasi-unintelligibility (Part 5) April 30, 2013: To repeat: Stevens’s “Man Carrying Thing” kicks off with a clear-cut statement about what a poem “must” do, i.e., “resist the intelligence / Almost successfully.” But the statement [...] by