10.12.2005

more from the WeHo book fair:

Process / Daniel 13 is an LA press which is a collaboration between Feral House and Dilettante Press.

Daniel 13 is of course the Suzanna bathing sequence from the bible (or The Bible as the MLA would have it).

10.11.2005

working on a comp. memory poem, a blue lion submission, and a panel for @now

The Ig Nobel for literature went to the Nigerians who introduced millions of e-mail users to a "cast of rich characters … each of whom requires just a small amount of expense money so as to obtain access to the great wealth to which they are entitled."

thinking about kitty, still; Anne Carson review (she is still mining the same topics she started with!)

haven't read the anthology URBAN NATURE POETRY

Nature per se comes into my poems juxtaposed against / accidentally surviving built environments ("the city"), as gardens / landscaping / farms, or as machines in a wild environment (this mostly in the desert). But where nature really comes into my poems is as the weather, which is such an easy trope for emotion!

I came across a few days ago an old interview with Aleida Rodriguez that never got done; my questions were about gardens.

I would most likely look to early Whalen and Welch for this sort of thing