Category: Other Poems

Je su s Vane

an erasure of this post by Ron Silliman The most blaspheme._________________________________________________It is_____right ____________________________________________________________to make people crazy (literally) _____________to deny _________________________________________________violence The Silliman clan was driven out could not marry disgusting? __________we have seen the murders ____________________the survivors____________________________________________________________famous cowards ______________________________banned _________________________________________________________________________________There…

Words for #Ferguson

there are words tonight there are always words: they just come bloodier—but not so bloody as six bullet holes—and gorier than an everyday opening of veins and sanitary bleeding on a white page there are make-believe streets with real blood there…

A Coveted Status

a response to George Will I was raised on a pedestal twelve hours straight so attorneys could ask what I wore, what I drank I had woken in (hush—off) white sheets and seen no blood and sung halleluja    …

Contemporary Poetry

a man murders a murdering man leaves words about the women who wouldn’t love him a poeming man takes the words of a man who murders, conjugates & declines them, videos & transcribes them a vehicle for amity and compassion seeks…

James, you know

an erasure of a conversation between Tony Hoagland and James Franco my mind is Frank Bidart’s Metaphysical Dog. I might be cheating a little ecently, and I read drafts of that book as he was writing it. In fact, the…

MyFirst(Code Poem);

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