Malika Booker – “Warning” from “Penguin Modern Poets Three” via Penguin.
“Each daughter told over and over,
like ‘brush your teeth’, till it stick.”
Gregory Corso – “The Last Gangster” from “Gasoline” via City Lights Books.
“I have watched them grow old
…guns rusting in their arthritic hands”
RPAD Day 003. Christine Chia – “Counting Buses” from “The Law of Second Marriages” via Math Paper Press.
A reading project, read one poem a day. The basic rules are…
Loose: Read new poets
Loose: Read diversely, this is less of a rule and more of an underpinning or assumption. There doesn’t seem much point otherwise.
Firm: Favourite poems don’t count. Favourite poets may, however.
Firm: One month block on the following:
- Periodicals and
So if I pull something by Norman McCaig out of “The Rattle Bag” tomorrow, I can neither read Norman McCaig nor “The Rattle Bag” until after Feb 2.