This set reflects a style I started experimenting with after first reading Nathaniel Mackey’s poetry and essays, but also continuing on an interest in speedy poems (like those of “Little Orphan Animal”) and largely indeterminate poems based purely on “sound as sense” as in Clark Coolidge. I’ve dropped a few of these in my books: the two “translations” of Rimbaud appeared Angry Penguins and What is Said to the Poet Concerning Flowers. The title poem appeared in Callaloo, while a few others appeared in The Impercipient. “Califonia” appeared in Free Space Comix and “Wild Sublimations” in Gulf.

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