Third Factory/Notes to Poetry

art is autonomous

Attention Span – Patrick Pritchett

with 3 comments

Rod Smith | Deed | Iowa | 2007

“The Good House” is a poem that is never less than itself, continually reinventing the topos of dwelling through the tropos of surprise.

Marjorie Welish | Isle of Signatories | Coffee House | 2008

Every sign is always already a form of annotation.

Joshua Clover | The Totality for Kids | California | 2006

The Romantic crisis poem cold-filtered for your drinking pleasure through the radical tradition of the Denkbild. Dude, it will make you weep.

Andrew Joron | The Cry at Zero| Counterpath | 2007

Who, if they cried, would utter zero, hallowed, forever?

Hank Lazer | The New Spirit | Singing Horse | 2005
Hank Lazer | Lyric & Spirit: Selected Essays, 1996-2008 | Omnidawn | 2008

The letter liveth so that the spirit might too.

Richard Deming | Let’s Not Call It Consequence | Shearsman | 2008

Incommensurate space between the verb and the noun. Whatever we dream, whatever we group by words.

Ed Barrett | Bosston | Pressed Wafer | 2008

The radioactive ghosts of Yeats and Whitey Bulger clash by night in the abandoned remnants of Scolley Square.

Amy Catanzano |  iEpiphany | Erudite Fangs | 2008

Cellular constellations, bright with fractal intelligence.

Julie Carr | Equivocal | Alice James | 2007

The work of the work of mourning in “Iliadic.” Stop this endless war.

Jay Wright | The Presentable Art of Reading Absence | Dalkey Archive | 2008

Intelligence as a dying art. Promise of the garden and the smoke that is sweetness.

Philip Lamantia | Tau | City Lights | 2008

Vatic American nerve tree.

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  1. [...] “The Good House” is a poem that is never less than itself, continually reinventing the topos of dwelling through the tropos of surprise. (Patrick Pritchett) [...]

  2. [...] Incommensurate space between the verb and the noun. Whatever we dream, whatever we group by words. (Patrick Pritchett) [...]

  3. [...] Patrick Pritchett here. His Attention Span for 2009, 2008. Back to [...]


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