In an insipid poetry/literature scene, including one saturated with publicity, an inability to muster enough historical awareness, informed critique, ruthless honesty and close, complete reading means that we turn our hopes outward, in a wish for love and affirmation from an imaginary audience that never shows up. -- Vivek Narayanan (click here for full essay)
Men do mightily wrong themselves when they refuse to be present in all ages: and neglect to see the beauty of all kingdoms, and despise the resentments of every soul... - Thomas Traherne (taken out of context)
There's a new movement born every minute, say Paul Hoover & Maxine Chernoff...
Calling Dr. W.C. Williams... (your Orgasmic Toast is ready)
Pictured: The Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven; click on link above or the photo to read her poems!