Monthly Archives: November 2010

Dana Ward Responds to Merry Fortune’s “Christening of Twins”

I started reading Merry Fortune’s book Ghosts of Albert Ayler, Ghosts of Albert Ayler during my last trip to New York. Checking the title page I discovered it came out in 2004! I’d fallen for it instantly & totally regretted … Continue reading

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Lauren Levin Responds to Merry Fortune’s Ghosts by Albert Ayler, Ghosts by Albert Ayler

I’m reading books by 3 musician-poets right now. I imagine a desire in Ghosts by Albert Ayler, Ghosts by Albert Ayler for poetry to refresh itself.  From state to state, flux. In coffee shop with laptop, so here’s some Wikipedia … Continue reading

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The V is for Victorious

We are proud to announce that Ronaldo V. Wilson’s Poems of the Black Object published by Futurepoem in 2009 has won the 13th Annual Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. The judges who selected Ronaldo’s book were Sesshu Foster, John … Continue reading

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Susan Briante and Farid Matuk Respond to Marcella Durand’s “Traffic & Weather”

DOMESTICITY AND THE CITY It could only be improvements. Capital improvement programs. Phrases we never use and which pop out from nowhere. Capital gains improvement programs. But we still don’t get them quite right. Like we don’t inhabit them fully. … Continue reading

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