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The Feeling of the Place

After being in Red Cloud (Willa Cather‘s hometown) while on BRAN, I decided I needed to re-read My √Āntonia.* In just the introduction, I’m compelled to stop reading in order to transpose a few choice sentences. As Cather & Jim are on the train, as adults, returning to “Black Hawk”: We were talking about what … Continue reading »

No Vampires

Mathias Svalina’s poembook Why I Am White is now out from Kitchen Press. Get it. Mathias will be doing the book release reading in Brooklyn on November 2nd. I think poets need roadies, so I’m attempting to develop the Poet-Roadie persona between now and then. Last night, Ande, Mathias and I made an excellent array … Continue reading »