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Posts Tagged: Brenda Shaughnessy

Notable NYC: 1/18–1/24

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Saturday 1/18: Ed Steck and Anselm Berrigan join the Segue Reading Series. Steck’s first collection, The Garden: Synthetic Environment for Analysis and SImulation (2013), is partly composed from a military intelligence technical text. Berrigan has collaborated with painter Jonathan Allen to produce LOADING and with Anna Moschovakis resulting in Anna’s Half / Anselm’s Half.

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Jazzy Danziger: The Last Poem I Loved, “Epithalament” by Brenda Shaughnessy

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Contrary to popular belief, language is not flat, passionless, clichéd and dying, and if you disagree, it’s imperative that you read Brenda Shaughnessy’s poem “Epithalament” as soon as possible.

Language must be “weirded” if it’s going to make the ordinary new again and rejuvenate the old ideas.

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