The Disremembered Glossolalist

By Peter Ciccariello Peter Ciccariello
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Peter Ciccariello provides an interesting dilemma to readers of his work. His process usually begins with the writing of a standard lineated poem, but he takes the text of that poem and wraps it around the landforms and ruins of an invented realm that he creates through meticulous computer modeling. The results are stunning and enigmatic textscapes that a reader must sift through carefully to imagine what they originally were and what they originally communicated.—Geof Huth

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Source: Poetry (November 2008).


This poem originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Poetry magazine

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November 2008
 Peter  Ciccariello


Peter Ciccariello’s art focuses on hybrid assemblages of real and simulated objects and the tensions between word and image.

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