a sustained meditation, symposium on the body's nether regions:
Judith Schaechter, 2008, pencil on paper.

doop doop
Lanny Quarles
hey little doop doop bird
is your libido on the mountain top
is your li'l beado on the mouth taint tops
farrah faucet is dumb as a box of rocks
but lither than two universe
bumping asses in a solar nursery
hey yankee yeti, italian architect monkey
whatever you are
i paid 3 dollards for this chocalate bar
and cloned olive headed fleece campers
come pouring from this son
hollow giant terracotta banana rooms
can be connected by slit-like eyes
our super wide
super flat
lamp and film center
is shooting high speed hotdogs
little doop doop bird

Originally Published: December 3rd, 2008

Linh Dinh was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1963, came to the U.S. in 1975, and has also lived in Italy and England. He is the author of two collections of stories, Fake House (Seven Stories Press 2000) and Blood and Soap (Seven Stories Press 2004), and the novel Love...

  1. December 3, 2008
     Angela G.

    This is a great project, Linh! Hooray for Judith's wacked drawings and Lanny's doop doop.

  2. December 3, 2008

    The drawings are good, anyway.

  3. December 3, 2008

    The poem and the drawings are good, anyway.

  4. December 3, 2008
     Former Berkeley Girl

    Um, where are the lady parts?

  5. December 3, 2008
     Linh Dinh

    Hi Former Berkeley Girl,
    The blog has only been up since Friday. Hopefully more "lady parts" will be submitted.

  6. December 4, 2008
     Nada Gordon

    Oh goodness, these are so perfectly gorgeous.

  7. December 5, 2008
     Daisy Fried

    I'm really happy to have art by the genius Judith Schaechter on both of my books.