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By Leslie Scalapino

Across the world famous as the most leading edge writers in the United States this present day, Leslie Scalapino many times demanding situations the limits of many varieties during which she works—poetry, prose, performs, and extra. This remarkable quantity contains paintings from sequential and serial poems written over thirty-two years. The poems exhibit rules and innovations in writing, and the way one writing invention results in the subsequent. 3 sequence are chosen from the lengthy poem approach, approximately which Philip Whalen acknowledged, "She makes every thing happen in actual time, within the mild and air and evening the place we all reside, every thing occurring at once." fresh poems, comparable to these from "DeLay Rose," seem to depart the web page itself as a unmarried endless line during which the activities of people and occurrences within the outdoors global are synonymous, mysterious, and simultaneous. It's cross in horizontal is a stunning entryway into the oeuvre of a bold and strong author.

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Which is the beggar who’s lying back from the dock (in the above example). So that repression would not be a way of giving depth. “Chameleon series” in that they were at the beach are (multiple) cartoons, distortions of the (inner) self, which have a slight quality of refined Medieval songs. Interpreting phenomena is deciphering one’s view. This is related to poems which are cartoons or writing which uses the genre of comic books, as commentary being the surface. ’ . A recent work of mine in such a chameleon cartoon mode is a short ‘novel’ titled THE PEARL.

It takes place exactly in and as that moment. The actors, as for example in the play fin de siècle, can be made to be something other than what they are. Which causes that thing to be gently internalized by them. People don’t usually speak in poems. They aren’t that. Nobody’s any thing. The setting and tone of these plays are both realistic and artificial. 28 that they were at the beach Fro m that they were at the beach — aeolotropic series Playing ball — so it’s like paradise, not because it’s in the past, we’re on a field; we are creamed by the girls who get together on the other team.

Like in the earlier episode of playing ball. Our being creamed in the foreground of the field by the other girls). He’s depressed — by mugging me — corresponds to my having a job Having an employer, I’d made jokes seen by him to be inappropriate, had offended him — I make jokes because it’s in the past (is therefore sentient — I’m fairly immature in age and my offending him is unintentional). 31 Winos were lying on the sidewalk, it’s a warehouse district; I happen to be wearing a silk blouse, so it’s jealousy, not that they’re jealous of me necessarily.

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