Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ari Kalinowski Responds to Ara Shirinyan’s Your Country Is Great

The first thing that strikes one when reading Ara Shirinyan’s Your Country Is Great is the voice: it’s bizarre. That may be an odd way to begin talking about a conceptual poem – but it’s true. Given the conceit, you’d think there’d … Continue reading

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Anne Boyer Responds to Ara Shirinyan’s Your Country Is Great

I spend a lot of time at a pharmacy which is also a bookstore and at which a prominent scholar tells me a global ethnomusicologist to whom I have for a long time only been very scarcely connected via the … Continue reading

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Stan Apps Responds to Ara Shirinyan’s “Grenada Is Great” and “Albania Is Great” and “Cameroon Is Great”

We all know the thesis sentence of our time:  It’s the 21st century, and everything is connected by the internet.  What else do you need to know? I heard that “everything is connected by internet” but the sad part is … Continue reading

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Hear Future Here!

So far, Futurepost has been proud to feature responses to four different Futurepoem books: Ronaldo V. Wilson’s       Mina Pam Dick’s       Marcella Durand’s       and Merry Fortune’s       Today we’d like … Continue reading

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