Thursday, April 15, 2010

...1 QUOTATION MINUS... PLUS, NO RAVENS, NEW POEMS

1. "...every text's about saying something, even if that something is nothing at all. This is the metamorphosis of soundlessness into silence..." - Vanessa Place from "Ventouses" in Notes on Conceptualisms

And as everyone knows thanks to John Cage and George Macuinas and Sonic Youth, among others: silence is music, so every text saying something, which is nothing at all, is a text in song, somebody singing (where somebody is a nobody/everybody/no).

2. Two poems in conversation, by myself and Nate Pritts at The Collagist.

3. Two poems I must've written with a broken foot in the new notnostrums.

Thanks to the Eds. of both these journals.

2 comments:

Hannah Miet said...

"The redhead so pretty, I can't
write it in a letter. Instead, metaphysics.
I desire a bath."

I can't explain why I love that so much, but I do.

Matt said...

Thanks Hannah, I'm really glad you like that. Thank you a lot for saying so--makes my day. Matt