Positions of the Sun — Lyn Hejinian
Does Language poetry have a public? If not, and for want of one, whose interests does it serve instead?
Crosslight for Youngbird – Asiya Wadud
Wadud’s poems of witness are far less remote than one might expect of an often commemorative tradition, underwritten by a deep physical sympathy.
The Animatic Apparatus – Deborah Levitt
Perhaps one could narrate the movement from a cinematic to an animatic paradigm as an empowering rather than paranoid trajectory; as a movement from passively seeing with one’s eyes to actively producing bodies and ideas.
Much as the likeness of glazed cheeseburger, enlarged to unappetizing dimensions, beckons distastefully from deli windows citywide, Duffy’s subjects are larger than life and irksome.