Tag: Poetry

Is It True?

That no one wants to read the poem I wrote after Lidija Dimkovska? Finding it hard to believe, finding belief is hard … ~~~~~~ LIDIJA DIMKOVSKA HAS MADE A BOMB OF MY EYES Lidija Dimkovska has made a bomb of my eyes, pulled the pin and women become the new ramparts from which we watch…

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Race, Poetry, & Politics

How To Conjure the Power of Lynching! ~~~~ Baby Mama? Terrorist Bump? Too Black! ~~~~ Audio below from the Race and Poetry panel — from the PennSound blog: Recorded September 21, 2008 as part of this year’s BOOG City Festival, “Race and Poetry: Integrating the Experimental” is a panel discussion organized and moderated by Amy…

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absent is keeping it real

Elisa Gabbert says: At long last, absent 3 has arrived! Featuring new poetry, prose, sound, image, translation and manifestos by Amish Trivedi * Ana Bozicevic * Babs de Genlis * Bill Brown * Carl Tillona * Catherine Meng * Chad Reynolds * Chris Nealon * Chris Tonelli * Dale Smith * Donna Stonecipher * Dorothea…

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PoetryPolitic

3 poems by Jaswinder Bolina, Ana Bozicevic’s (aka my) Voicemail Anthem and from Where Absence Is by Nathalie Stephens aka Nathanaël are on PoetryPolitic today in the form of three poemfilms by the great magus Joshua Marie Wilkinson of Rabbit Light Movies. As per the Wikipedia, the Magi, magicians and interpreters of dreams (singular Magus,…

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Race and Poetry [preview]

Part 1 of 3 Stay tuned for the *complete* audio of the Race and Poetry panel @ PennSound [http://www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/King.html or on a “bigger” page, waiting to hear]. In the meantime, *incomplete* video @ Blip.TV [http://amyking.blip.tv/ – better quality & only 3 long parts] or YouTube [http://www.youtube.com/user/amyhappens] with 7 shorter videos. The Wilders have also put…

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Lynch Fan

I’m a Lynch fan who still has not seen “Inland Empire“. I will. Does “intuition” imply to “feel-think”? Stuff on poetry and Derrida below. Fun excerpt from “The Evening Class” blog: One fellow commended Lynch for the dream-like quality of his films, necessitating repeated viewings, and their Derridean sense where something is always off-center, unseen,…

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Using Poetic Devices in Politics

“Hockey Mom” – Sarah Palin I love, and teach, Lakoff’s consideration of “The Nation as Family” in which we typically view two forms of government via metaphors: The Strict Father Family vs. The Nurturant Parent Family. My students understand these metaphorical models easily, and they’re good viewfinders for working through the coded speeches and political…

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The Academy Gets Video

John Ashbery & His Life Summer Movies: Ashbery, Glück, Hecht, Ryan, and Merwin Watch five short video clips newly added to Poets.org: John Ashbery discusses the impact of living abroad on his work; Louise Glück declares that being a poet is the most miraculous profession and hunts for the perfect German word; Anthony Hecht repeats…

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Movies With Poetry

Dear Poets, I’m looking for a few good films that offer up poetic content, to put it vaguely, or a representation of a poet that doesn’t completely romanticize the poet, disintegrating the person in the process… films with a poetry angle, please! Thanks, Amy ~~~ Gysin’s “The Cut-ups” of course trumps Cronenberg’s take of “Naked…

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Canopic Jar

Canopic Jar 21 is out and about the virtual world, ready for your visit! P o e t r y Kay McKenzie Cooke Rosemarie Crisafi Jo Hemmant Amy King Greg Kosmicki Nicole Kuwik Cynthia Ruth Lewis Hannah Leah Dana Guthrie Martin Rethabile Masilo P.A. Merrill [from our archives] Dike Okoro Meg Pokrass Ren Powell P…

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I’m Obsessed

Well, Rob McLennan asked me some fun questions, so I had to think about me, me, me. I think I had fun with me. Visit me here. Or go to the complete archive and have fun with lots of other poets like Juliana Spahr, Adeena Karasick, William Allegrezza, Matthew Zapruder, Rosmarie Waldrop, Maxine Chernoff, Cole…

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