I woke up this morning very clearly aware of the reason I do not like to wake up: waking up means waking up to the university slapping me in the face and then putting me in a barrel of water and covering it, so that I will drown. I will then have to spend the … More La méditation pour cette semaine
Black Warrior Review takes multiple submissions but some of the places I am interested in, do not. Slipstream does. I am looking at Beloit, which does not and which I like, and also Ibbetson Street, and other places around the Gulf because of some of my subject matter. I am not sure about Slant. In any case, I chose a multiple … More Submit
Moi et ma belle on avait été au bal On a passé dans tous les honky tonks S’en a revenu lendemain matin Le jour était après s’casser J’ai passé dedans la porte d’en arrière. L’apres midi mois j’étais au village Et j’m’ai saoulé que j’pouvais plus marcher Ils m’ont ramené back à la maison Il … More Here are those lyrics
The best are older: with the unrest time brings, No absolute remains to bind them fast. One scrawls on rock the names of hallowed things, Letters and hieroglyphs that yet shall last When darkness measures with a martyr’s eye The glories shed by life’s unchanging tree. Another, curbing vigour on his page To movement, makes … More The Forge of the Solstice
We are to read Spencer Reece. Axé.
Look here. Moro is yet another Peruvian poet with a problematic manuscript tradition, or at least edition tradition. I want this edition of La tortuga ecuestre but this store does not seem to mail internationally. Axé.
We have the responsibility to teach them how literary language is working, from simple literary examples, building onward to more complex texts. We have to teach them about what figurative language is, how it determines or opens semantic conditions; we have to teach them about accretion and resonance developing over time across sentences, paragraphs, pages. … More Une amie a dit
It is of course better than any of the alleged poems in that book I reviewed, but beyond that is it worthwhile to persons besides myself, je vous le demande. Heaven How many roads lead to Heaven? If you trip on the bridge, do you fall? Had some event marked her, did a single moment … More Revised
Real Love, from Black Messiah. That is new and you should really listen to the clip. There’s Voodoo, and you can listen to it all– and other albums, but I really think this Black Messiah would be the thing to have as you drove through the city, for instance. Axé.
Student: This book is something you administer, not something you learn from. When I am working with it and its companion website I am in a frenzy trying to make sure I know where I am and that I am matching the right thing to the right thing. I am completing an exercise and learning … More Some interlaced conversations today