Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Don Riggs is dynamic on video here for his book party for Bilateral Asymmetry, his first bound collection of sonnets. They are selected from his morning's work, the sonnet he writes daily before he does anything else. When you have a spare thirty minutes, watch until the end to see Dr. Riggs perform his signature closing poem, "Dialogue of the Hands." I happily received my inscribed copy of the book earlier this week.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Inspired by the Joseph A. Domino book review posted at the end of this exclusive interview with Cyrus Duffleman, H.E. Whitney, in The Disposable Adjunct, included some of Joe's text and rendered this graphic interpretation:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Charles Bukowski Rails Against 9-to-5 Jobs in a Brutally Honest Letter (1986) | Open Culture http://t.co/h2AVwmCnYC
— Eric Gilliland (@E_Patrick909) July 17, 2014
I remember once, working as a packer in this lighting fixture company, one of the packers suddenly said: “I’ll never be free!”
One of the bosses was walking by (his name was Morrie) and he let out this delicious cackle of a laugh, enjoying the fact that this fellow was trapped for life.
So, the luck I finally had in getting out of those places, no matter how long it took, has given me a kind of joy, the jolly joy of the miracle. I now write from an old mind and an old body, long beyond the time when most men would ever think of continuing such a thing, but since I started so late I owe it to myself to continue, and when the words begin to falter and I must be helped up stairways and I can no longer tell a bluebird from a paperclip, I still feel that something in me is going to remember (no matter how far I’m gone) how I’ve come through the murder and the mess and the moil, to at least a generous way to die.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Fight for Your Long Day review from the prolific and talented Lavinia Ludlow: http://t.co/3x4kuQO5q4
— Alex Kudera (@kudera) July 15, 2014
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