HALF-HEARTED CANDLESTICK BLACKBIRD CADENZA.

HALF-HEARTED CANDLESTICK BLACKBIRD CADENZA. by shannon baker a kid could get greedy smashing eyes like that around the walls and hearts of everyroom. i prayed for extra paper in the fluorescent bed where we shed smells like lawyers tossing bath towels. i never thought to overrule your damaged miracle. every stable-born suck-scream held onto the […]

Impregnating Blow-up dolls and longest daydreams 86,400 seconds before slumber [Allegro Vibrato in D Major]

Impregnating Blow-up dolls and longest daydreams 86,400 seconds before slumber [Allegro Vibrato in D Major] by Quasimofo Dali i. a moment in your mom’s world is meant to breathe wean when K^A^P^L^U^E^Y!!! !!, the next minute lifts its umbilical mini-skirt crying for stipulations with stipends escraping the dregs of doldumbs’ non-accommodations. A symphony about a […]

Review of "Black Stone" by Dale Smith

Black Stone by Dale Smith (Effing Press, 2007) Review by Nicholas Manning I have a problem with Dale Smith’s new collection, and this problem will take some explaining. First, let me state that Smith’s poetry is reminiscent for me of an increasingly prevalent type of writing. It is the poem imitating objective, or faux-objective, annotation: […]