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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

Legacy of Mayakovsky to Be ‘Rebooted’ in Moscow July 24, 2013: The Moscow News reports trouble around the 120th anniversary of poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, even amidst serious celebration: "The anniversary festivities began at 11 a.m., with a ceremonial laying of flowers at Mayakovsky's grave in Novodevichy Cemetery, and then continued at Triumphalnaya Ploshchad, the meeting place of nonconformist poets in [...] by