Notes on “je me touché,” 4 essays by Jeremy Fernando

je me touché, Jeremy Fernando, 2017, Paradiso Editores, Delere Press, 77 pages. Jeremy Fernando’s method of writing shows his acoustic, vibratory thinking, making connections, moving from one idea to another, enharmonic soundings, transported by his readings. In “je me touché” (it is i touch me – or, I me touch: I touch myself), he connects, […]

Oblique Obligato

Moon fresh ribbon smooth platen ball dust sea Fastened to fish risk bamboo water chills Homespun shark teeth reek bark oil tea tree Screeched scrounge scrawn crested pinch ear reach thrills Stringing brew broils cooking pot catch read bin Critical swarm goat bearded bee attack Smoked fuzz moss yucky hot sunder skin Feet faintly sweet & ditties sour retract […]

On Description

Embedded in most descriptions is a prescription, instructions for viewing, boundaries stipulated and promoted. What might look at first glance objective enough turns around and around on an axis of theory. Qualifications: from a distance; in the waning light of a neon-like moon; on a particularly hot, steamy day, out of season. Adjectives and adverbs […]