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Monthly archive July, 2008

Inukshuk Barbie

Inukshuk Barbie, originally uploaded by lemon hound.Absolute silliness.

Good Morning Poetry lovers

Coconut is now online with poems from Rae Armantrout among others. Get it while it's fresh. Here's a snippet:So much happinessis cagedin language,readyto burst outanytimeand fadeand a snippet from Laynie Browne:What is benathe this cacauphonyis an unknown carraige's depthso stepping in, you've gone belowthe level of the horse's hoof.and Ariana Reines:Poplars shimmy like Liza Minnelli.Steeples...

Of matters pedagogical eco-critical and lyrical…

For those eco-poets out there, those of you who think of nature as a one-way concern, please check out How2's folio on eco-criticism. And if there is a woman, or man, or mouse out there who has yet to read Donna Haraway's Cyborg Manifesto, get at it. No, you don't have to love it. Yes...

Jacques Derrida, Fear of Writing

Portrait of Susan Howe by Charles Bernstein

From Susan Howe's My Emily Dickinson:In the college library I use there are two writers whose work refuses to conform to the Anglo-American literary traditions these institutions perpetuate. Emily Dickinson and Gertrude Stein are clearly among the most innovative precursors of modernist poetry and prose, yet to this day canonical criticism from Harold Bloom to...

Sina Queyras and Carol Mirakove

Sina Queyras and Carol Mirakove, originally uploaded by amyhappens.The Hound is a big fan of Carol Mirakove as well, though you can't tell from the photo--thanks Amy. I think this is after the group reading of Messages from History at Cornelia Street. You can find 5 poems from Mirakove in a recent issue of Jacket....

Poetry is generally very dull…Bukowski


jwcurry, originally uploaded by johnwmacdonald.

Vancouver Photography

Bill Jeffries, Glen Lowry & Jerry Zaslove, eds., Unfinished Business:Photographing Vancouver Streets 1955 to 1985 (Burnaby: West Coast Line, 2005)In June I walked into the Monte Clark Gallery on Granville Street and experienced an odd disconnect. I was seeing a densely populated urban illumination that was obviously an unfamiliar landscape, but it seemed very familiar...

The Bookshelf.

The Bookshelf., originally uploaded by Charlie Jennings. Hm, in the spirit of Shawna Lemay's Purse Project I would love to see photos of people's bookshelves...with commentary of course. Any interest?