Readings Week 2/13 to 2/19

13 Feb

[Click the hyperlinks below for the readings for the week for the dates listed above. Print out the readings or take notes while you read for later class discussion. If you have any trouble with the links, email me right away.]

AMERICAN POETRY TODAY

Creative Writing

“Shake the Dust,” by Anis Mojgani (video link)

“Enough,” by Suzanne Buffam

“Ghost Story,” by Matthew Dickman

Excerpts from “I Remember,” by Joe Brainard (and more here and audio here)

Excerpt from “Tres,” by Roberto Bolaño

Uncreative Writing

“Flarf is Dionysius. Conceptual Writing is Apollo,” by Kenneth Goldsmith

“Sheriff Ed Rebuffed Her (‘Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey!’), Then He Fell,” by K. Silem Mohammad

“Poems About Trees,” K. Silem Mohammad

Two Poems from “The Day,” by Kenneth Goldsmith

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