Posts Tagged: Reb Livingston

National Poetry Month Day 28: from “Bombyonder” by Reb Livingston

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from Bombyonder

Without an imaginary world, without a proper backpack, without my little pink orb,

without an old tablet’s commandments, without a hair dryer, empty hands, empty

birdcage obscured by a crate of empties.

Left without a predictable choice, without direct involvement, without being wiser, left

without leave, left what I came with, left with myself.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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We mourn the death of poet Leslie Scalapino. Our condolences to her family and friends, and to all who were moved by her work.

PEN American announced the release of Burmese poet Saw Wei, imprisoned for “inducing crime against public tranquility” for one of his poems.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Reb Livingston has an interesting premium for people who buy a No-Tell Motel book today and tomorrow–a free tarot reading or dream interpretation. We here at The Rumpus are very interested in innovative ways to promote books.

Barbara Jane Reyes, who I haven’t linked to in far too long, has some really interesting things to say about the MFA Industrial Complex.

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