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Journal, Day Five February 9, 2007: POETRY JOURNAL, DAY FIVE: ANIMAL PORTRAITS Getting ready to write an essay on the paintings of Siddharth Parasnis, I’m struggling to articulate the vivacity I admire in his work. How fasten it to [...] by

Journal, Day Four February 8, 2007: POETRY JOURNAL, DAY FOUR: “THE TROUTS NOSE” From the newly published Notebooks of Robert Frost edited by Robert Faggen (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006) comes this diss on Yeats: [...] by

Journal, Day Three February 7, 2007: POETRY JOURNAL, DAY THREE: “IT’S ALWAYS THE POETS WHO FALL IN THE RIVER” At the Writers Festival in South Korea we visit a Confucian monastery. It’s a five hours train ride, south from Seoul. [...] by

Journal, Day Two February 6, 2007: POETRY JOURNAL, DAY TWO: ANTINOMIES Last night in a dream: the image of a painting by my friend, Kim Frohsin. It was the one I fell in love with in December, when, preparing to write an essay for her [...] by

Journal, Day One February 5, 2007: POETRY JOURNAL, DAY ONE: THE LOST GOOGAPLITZ Elmo and Zoe are wearing capes. Elmo has what looks like a mesh fruit container tied to his head, and Zoe wears a metal colander on hers. The little red [...] by