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tHe mAgic typEwritEr (cleave poetics 3&4/19) by Dennis Kelly

In discussion, submission on November 6, 2008 at 7:31 am
CLEAVE POETICS 3&4 of 19

3.
“the energy of word art”
—Clark Coolidge,
Postmodern Poetry:
The Talisman Interviews

   cleaving—against it
seeing what—emerges
    writing—three-ways

   monsters—of the id
     ghosts—of the ego
   superego—doppelgangers

   the body—as movie
   dreaming—voyage imaginaire
  provoking—poetry

i’m starved—i’m hungry
    the way—poets eat poets
   language—cleave du jour

4.
“wait and see
what emerges…”
—Clark Coolidge,
Postmodern Poetry:
The Talisman Interviews

       what’s happening—with cleaves?
         the difficulty—talking about them?
         designing them—as 3 texts in one
        suggesting that—their meaning
          somehow comes—from a “complex”?

          when actually—the artifice of cleaves
performs simultaneously—paraphrasing
     the old surrealism—thru LangPo research
     into a new reading—worthy to be
        called American—parasurrealism…


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