5th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 3 :: Johnny Damm on The Glory of Raymond Roussel
[box]It's hard to believe this year is our FIFTH annual 30/30/30 series, and that when this month is over we will have seeded and scattered ONE HUNDRED and FIFTY of these love-letters, these stories of gratitude and memory, into the world.
5th(!) Annual National Poetry Month 30/30/30 :: Nevertheless I Live :: Jay Besemer on Tristan Tzara
[box]It's hard to believe that today's post marks the first of our FIFTH annual 30/30/30 series, and that when this month is over we will have seeded and scattered ONE HUNDRED and FIFTY of these love-letters, these stories of gratitude
4th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 22 :: Lauren Neefe on Ezra Pound
[line] On or about August 1996, my character changed: I traded a literary dictator for a cultural pariah. It was the summer before my last year of college, when I decided, god help me, to write an honor’s thesis in English. My
4th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 20 :: Peter Longofono on Paul Celan
Much—much—has been written on Paul Celan, one of those writers around whom there exists a thick and (at times) stultifying mantle of commentary. I’m going to stab at a personal reflection here, though I may be inclined to borrow ideas
4th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 19 :: Chia-Lun Chang on Qiong Hong, Modernism and Sexism
Students, like myself, are required to read well-known modern poetry in Taiwan. World War II and the period that followed introduced a new age of poetry in the country. Poetry had a[textwrap_image align="right"]http://www.theoperatingsystem.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Screen-Shot-2015-04-19-at-11.12.59-AM.png[/textwrap_image] strict rule and was about patriotism, religion
4th Annual NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: Day 16 :: Catherine Bull on Rimbaud …and Rambo
I’m not much for debauch, not much for rude rebellion, I don’t speak French. I don’t take inspiration from Rimbaud’s words, his visions, his attitude, or his life story. He’s never been a haven or a guiding light the way
3rd ANNUAL NAPOMO 30/30/30 :: DAY 29 :: RANDI WARD on STEINBJØRN B. JACOBSEN (1937-2012)
[line] I’d lived in the Faroe Islands for several years before meeting Steinbjørn B. Jacobsen. It was the summer of 2008, and we were introduced at an exhibition’s opening reception in Stephansson’s House. Steinbjørn gave my hand an extra firm shake
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MUSIC :: WORLD PREMIERE :: MOHAMMED FAIROUZ's SYMPHONIC SPIEGELMAN :: "In the Shadow of No Towers"
On September 10th, 2004, I was one of a capacity crowd in Cooper Union's hallowed Great Hall for "Ephemera vs. The Apocalypse," transfixed by a still-visibly-shaken Art Spiegelman - who had just completed his groundbreaking and controversial In the Shadow of
AWESOME CREATORS :: 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE : AN OPEN LETTER from poet Taha Abdel Moniem (Cairo and Assiut, Egypt)
FROM EGYPTIAN POETS TO THE POETS OF THE WORLD || || Des poètes Égyptiens … aux poètes du monde من شعراء مصر إلى شعراء العالم نحن شعراء مصر، نرسل- من قلب القاهرة- صوتنا إلى كافة شعراء وشعوب العالم، دفاعًا عن حرية الإبداع، في