"I am interested in the movement of my own thoughts and in trying [sic] make the poems feel more accurate to experience, including the experience of thinking. When I edit the poems—and I do edit, which some people don’t mean when they use the term “stream of consciousness”—I’m usually editing toward greater accuracy, which sometimes means more fragmentation, because that is the way I think."

superstitionrev:

Guest Post, Dara Wier: On and During and While and After

The New Novel,  Winslow Homer, 1877ON AND DURING AND WHILE AND AFTER READING BECAUSE OF READING FOR READING’S SAKE AND FOR OURS

Because we crave to use those parts of us by which we read.

We read for our brains to do what they can.

We read so that marks make themselves into what they were not before we were reading them.

We read for everyone’s sake.

We read while we think we are reading and we are not.

We read backwards and…

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You can also get your eyeballs on the documentary about him: Mirage. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2412892/

"At all costs the true world of childhood must prevail, must be restored; that world whose momentous, heroic, mysterious quality is fed on airy nothings, whose substance is so ill-fitted to withstand the brutal touch of adult inquisition."
— ― Jean Cocteau, The Holy Terrors
"Outside, geese shit
on themselves.

It is the season of giving
and I gave everything

over to you: forgiveness,
apology, forgiveness.

Can you imagine roses
rotting in the trash?"
— Jane Wong, “Guts,” published in Pinwheel (via bostonpoetryslam)

lucybiederman:

The new double issue of Unsplendid is abt women and form. Here’s some of my thing “Hell is Form[less]: A Treatise on Form in Exactly 500 Words Under the Influence of Susan Howe.”

Looks like a goodie.

bostonreview:

Honestly, I am forwarding this as a reminder to read it. Its thinking looks thick for my summery head. But I will.

beachley:

skeletales:

Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is especially effective and breathtaking in aerial shots. In fact, the illusion can even be seen on Google Maps.

this is amazing

More intersections of image and text.

Watching this, I imagine some collaboration between Douglas Kearney and William Kentridge.