Art

Eat Cloth – Liu Xingli

translated by Xi Nan

 
 

Exhaustion


People who always break within a sentence    

are usually. due to, exhaustion.

A grey bird accompanies her, flies here,

and flies away. More commas and periods   

will provide more comfort. Comma is a 

small tree stump, and a period is a 

swimming ring.  

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Art

Old Desires – Aria Perez

At The Fair, 1994

 

At the fair I’m a winner.
At home I’m nothing

like that. At home
I’d like a space empty

of momma’s loud screams
and momma’s mean fists

so I crawl into a closet
and close my eyes so tight

they might get stuck that way,
but they don’t.

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Waterway – David Lohrey

We all live on the Hudson: America’s only true river. It’s
a driveway, a landing strip, and a dead end. It’s not the only
river to become a school; it’s the only one beheld by the likes
of George Washington, Melville, and Sir Winston Churchill.

The Hudson is a work of art first seen by Thomas Cole, Church,
and Cropsey. It is the river of Allen Ginsberg and Malcolm X.

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Hylomorphic Modalities – Chris Moran

The Shape of the Earth

 

for I did not know

the pain that comes

from accessing the unknown

or the pain

of my ability to access this realm

the modulation technique

when another piece

of the dark veil is revealed

when it all comes into focus

it will come into focus then

for it was Ptolemy with an armillary sphere

nay,

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