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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

bits

We were a river of blessings.
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three hours. last sunday leonard cohen rocked my mind for three hours. what an amazing show. i wish i could say it better. but when something touches me deeply, i have a hard time articulating my feelings/ thoughts.
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Saskia Hamilton, Joseph Harrison, Terrance Hayes, Lyn Hejinian, Laura Kasischke, Barbara Ras, Lisa Russ Spaar, Larissa Szporluk, and Daniel Tobin have won Guggenheim Fellowships for 2009. Complete list here.
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A lot of queer poets write poems that ask, if not, beg for your pity. Coming out stories, incest tales, jerky boyfriends, gay-bashings.
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Now in Vienna there's ten pretty women
There's a shoulder where Death comes to cry
There's a lobby with nine hundred windows
There's a tree where the doves go to die
There's a piece that was torn from the morning
And it hangs in the Gallery of Frost

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