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Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: [caption id="attachment_84258" align="alignright" width="500"] Site of the Café Le Métro poetry reading coffeehouse from 1963-1965, located at 149 2nd Ave., New York City[/caption] For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying [...] by

Ghost (of Arthur Rimbaud) in the machine November 22, 2010: Next time anyone accuses you otherwise, you can tell them you know exactly what it takes to make a miniature sculptural automaton of Paul Verlaine being visited by absinthe fairies and the Exorcist-worthy ghost of Arthur Rimbaud. by