Category Archives: Poetry

One Poem – Heller Levinson

of if as in pertaining to   of if as in pertaining to persuasion conviction convincing conniving creating consensus (assemble   gather   bundle   congregate) the urge to avalanche to bring to fore (fruition   fructification   frequencies   flocking) the flocking impulse — purpose … Continue reading

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Selections – J. Karl Bogartte

1. They might wallow in the arcs, licking down the precious curve, eyes pinned for lepidoptera, whispering eccentricities, a very silent gasp. You fulfill the desert spaces, inflowering arc. The languid fruit of torches. A conspiracy of starry nights left … Continue reading

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from Body Electric – Robin McLachlen

a pdf excerpt from a section of McLachlen’s long poem; Body Electric, entitled Manipur, can be downloaded here: Manipur – Robin McLachlen Robin McLachlen is the author of Turn (lulu.com 2009). He rarely updates his blog.

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Poems and Drafts – W. B Yeats

Love and Death Behold the flashing waters, A cloven, dancing jet, That from the milk-white marble For ever foam and fret; Far off in drowsy valleys Where the meadow-saffrons blow, The feet of summer dabble In their coiling calm and … Continue reading

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Two Poems – Arseniy Tarkovsky

Life, Life  I don’t believe forebodings, nor do omens Frighten me. I do not run from slander Nor from poison. On earth there is no death. All are immortal. All is immortal. No need To be afraid of death at … Continue reading

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One Poem, from a sequence – Felino A. Soriano

from Circumference this ornate certainty Encompass Fractions faith multiple identities. Of earth of soil’s relevance: solidified struggle growth among death cyclic invention s circling achromatic hours’ elongated factions of designed attributions— * Felino A. Soriano is a case manager and … Continue reading

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One Poem – Gary J. Shipley

RAT CODE There are new seasons by courtesy of neglect And the holes in our skin do not tell the time. I visited a site of recent failure. The only thing I saw were people that were dead. I came … Continue reading

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Towards an Interdimensional Poetics (Part One)

Being a Response to ‘The H.D Book’ of Robert Duncan, Amongst Other Things “Matter?? Where’s it coming from?” -Withnail and I, Bruce Robinson “La science, la nouvelle noblesse! Le progrès. Le monde marche! Pourquoi tournerait-il pas? C’est la vision des … Continue reading

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Newly Discovered Poem of Fernando Pessoa’s Caeiro

I enjoy heaven because I don’t believe that it’s infinite. With me there is no beginning or end. I don’t believe in the infinite, I don’t believe in eternity. I believe space starts somewhere and ends somewhere And that this … Continue reading

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Envisioning the Velvet Underground – Mark Wilson on Jeremy Reed’s ‘Black Russian’

Black Russian – Out-Takes from the Airmen’s Club 1978-79 Jeremy Reed (Waterloo Press, 2010) The poet Jeremy Reed is something of an anomaly. On the one hand he has deliberately fostered his own populist cult-of-personality by being an inimitable performing-artist … Continue reading

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