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Recording of Philly poets in DC: Ruthless Grip

Some very fine Philly poets (and series House Reader) read their work on 8 June 2012, in the Black Squirrel, in DC, for the Ruthless Grip series. 44 more words


i google myself :: mel nichols

I Google myself
I want you to love me
When I feel down
I want you to Google me
I search myself
I want you to find me… 176 more words


Attention Span 2010 - Brent Cunningham

Mel Nichols | Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon | Edge | 2009

The title of Nichols’s book, to my ear, indicates a kind of linguistic density that actually the poems inside don’t much have—instead you get poems of such emotional authority and seriousness of purpose that immediately I was ready to go anywhere with them. 1,060 more words

Attention Span 2010

Wandering is Strange Entrance

Whoever reads,

What follows is old news.  But we’ve finished with novelty, so I’ll continue.

Mel Nichols wrote a very funny and pointed response to a letter in Poetry… 351 more words

Attention Span 2009 - K. Silem Mohammad

Kevin Davies | The Golden Age of Paraphernalia | Edge Books | 2008

Like Davies’ earlier Comp, this is structurally little more than a series of sound bites strung together as “verse.” Yet also like… 833 more words

Attention Span 2009

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Peter Cully | The Age of Briggs & Stratton | New Star Books | 2008

Another set of walks around Hammertown with Mr. Cully. Nature and machine in conflict and decay & … 653 more words

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Lisa Robertson | Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip | Coach House | 2009

Robertson’s books punk baroque mythologies, riff on errant possibilities, tickle traditions. Debbie: An Epic… 613 more words

Attention Span 2009