LEMON HOUND

More Bite Than Bark Since 2005
Monthly archive March, 2008

CA interviews Rachel Blau Duplessis

Philly poet CA Conrad offers up a fabulous discussion here about women’s writing, poetry, Wordsworth, appropriation and so much more in an interview with real bite. I was always trying for a poetry of thought. Experiment, for me, is not a formal tic, some avant-garde glaze or fashionista look. It is a processual question of...

Bits, bites and an old favorite….

So, anyone notice any change poetry-wise at the New Yorker now that Paul Muldoon is poetry editor?? (big silence). A recent piece on Sabrina Harman of the infamous Abu Ghraib fiasco, features online content that augments the dense and chilling snaps she added to our treasure trove of war imagery. The footage, from a documentary...

Helen Humphreys

The Frozen Thames, M&S 2007 Climate Change threatens us in many ways, but the signs are nowhere as visible, dramatic, or disturbing as the melting of our major ice packs. And while I have read reports suggesting that the arctic ice pack has actually grown this year to the surprise of many, there are more...

The original, and the recent movie version:

Poetry notes, Malahat #161

From a poem by Tim Lilburn in the most recent Malahat Review: Cut into the tongue where the fish dive;there’s a castle there under a shallow black lake, ducks with bicycle- pumped white heads,moon-bored corridors, still lit from the first potashy cut.Come in at 45 degrees, falling cleanly through sky, and buck downand back, you...

Hola! Greetings from Mexico…

Post International Women’s Day, Bronwen Wallace Conference, etc

The Hound has been traveling. Slogged through much snow. Chewed up much pavement, though much of it was ice. Attended the Bronwen Wallace Conference in Kingtson, which was a great success I think…despite the absolutely insane weather. Admittedly, this poet has never seen so many semi-trailers jack knifed in so many odd shapes. Cars everywhere...

Missa Est, Ite…

Missa Est, Ite…, originally uploaded by semantico.