Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rachel Levitsky Responds to Frances Richard’s Anarch.

Dear Anarch, Hi. I’m struggling today. I am trying to make sense of Sandy for a poem that I was commissioned to write. It was silly of me to say yes because poetry dear anarch, is something I have foolishly … Continue reading

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Fred Schmalz Responds to Frances Richard’s “Universally Accepted Definition”

In Part ii. of “Universally Accepted Definition,” Frances Richard reveals the poem’s conceit in a question: “Is this a landscape or a portrait?” There is also an implied question throughout: what are the social functions of our languages, the conditions … Continue reading

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Nick Sturm Responds to Frances Richard’s “Tiny Microphone”

Frances Richard’s “Tiny Microphone” begins with an echo (she speaks into the mic) of Eliot’s Four Quartets, “then I said to my soul,” followed by significant white space and, amid the silence, a chain of 45 commas, followed by more … Continue reading

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erica lewis Responds to Frances Richard’s Anarch.

The following is an excerpt from a larger conversation between Anarch. and erica lewis’s own the precipice of jupiter (P-Queue/Queue Books, 2009), translated graphically, where the larger text indicates language from Anarch. and the smaller text language from jupiter.

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