Where 23 Poets Float the Amazon

In spite of globalization, there are still places around the globe that hold backpedal mystery: kelp forests and cold seeps; K2 and Dante’s View; shopping malls and Amazon. Often, poetry provides a key to these mysteries. We might not visit these places were it not for the pull of poetry. To relent is to unfold,Continue reading “Where 23 Poets Float the Amazon”

Flarf Factorial; or, Epiphany Needed

Flarf La La Laufen hahahaha Fralf LaLaLaLa 1 Larf 2 Larff 3 Larfff 4 Larph   BEGIN HERE to liss in n! Once Onup a Clock Tick Twice Up Ounce Town Down Thrice Upoff a When Time Always alotalotalot Tons Too Much She Wore a RED Flarf Scarf Reason rain falls in drops please prodContinue reading “Flarf Factorial; or, Epiphany Needed”

Back to the Futurism – What’s new in Poetryland: Flarf, Conceptual Writing, and Concrete Poetry

We cross the border into Poetryland. At the crossing the guards confiscate our miner’s helmet and swim fins, and ask the purpose of our visit. On holiday, sightseeing, see what’s new, we reply. We head to the old haunts, and what do we find? Flarf, a portmanteau word that identifies a poem created from electronicContinue reading “Back to the Futurism – What’s new in Poetryland: Flarf, Conceptual Writing, and Concrete Poetry”