Cami Park

Posts Tagged ‘Fire’

You with your eye switchers

In Art, Drama, Poetry on July 5, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Rebecca Loudon is at Everyday Genius, and boy is she ever. Genius, I mean. These poems are pounding and terrible  and good.

Otherwise, I guess Eyeshot was gone, and now it’s back

and

Tin House is badly misunderstood.

On fire

In Art, Household, Poetry on February 27, 2010 at 11:57 pm

PEEP/SHOW is a new poetry publication that, according to its Peepifesto, intends to publish innovative poetry every 5 months and unfold “over the course of time, with a large chunk of serially-minded work by a different poet added every few weeks.”  Their debut issue, 10 Women, is impressive, including substantial work by Kate Schapira and Kimberly Lyons.

We would rather set things on fire than carve them in stone. –Lynn Behrendt and Anne Gorrick, Curators

Red excerpt
Kate Schapira

…freshly presented,
newly created …

not disenchanted. If you lay
the red surfaces
together they may regenerate.
They have some give if you
get to them in time,
the siren says. Concern
reddens and tightens
your brow as the siren
passes. What’s going on under
the wrinkles could be any color.

If you lay the surfaces together
you may be startled by pleasure.
May think of frostbite
to calm yourself, your circulation
may return, the siren may …

There are nicks in …

Somewhere between

In Photography, Science, Sex on February 23, 2010 at 11:47 pm

Caleb Charland, 15 Hours

Wonder is a state of mind somewhere between knowledge and uncertainty.Caleb Charland

Resolvolution

In Art, Confessional, Poetry on January 1, 2010 at 12:21 am

This year

I plan to

get to know the inside of my own skull

Excavate the region between

my ribs and my pelvis

Make fire from scratch

Unfold

and fold again

August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof

Thank God for Hell

In Music, Philosophy, Religion on July 19, 2009 at 12:12 am

It inspires such great cartoons.

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