part II: my octopus lover
The Theme of the Week is Fudge Fanny On Floor Four
‘The basement is too far to go for Fudge Fanny’s fudge,’ read the famous memo.
2 poems by Adora Williams
Regardless, this (.), it is still a dot
Unless it decides not to be anymore
Unless it decides to become a line
To call itself a line
‘Ukiyo 5’ by Captain B
Listen to the melody. Have another cup or two. The moon hasn’t even risen yet.
3 visual poems – Laszlo Aranyi
Holes are the masters of form
‘You’re only crazy’ and ‘Touring’ by Nolcha Fox
because red /
is your favorite color
FROM THE BIGFOOT SPECIAL: ‘ETHICS AS A CONSEQUENCE’ BY COLIN JAMES
On his third visit the Doc cut those shoes off. / Said that was the best he could do.
‘Legacy’ by Captain B
was bastard son of an emperor
bastard son of an abbot
‘3 POEMS NEVER ACCEPTED BY ADROIT’ BY JOSEPH LEE MEADS
Those rococo narcocorridos or that blatnyak beat of hammers or chisels
– it all equates to a natural invasiveness such as the iris’ venomous leaks.
‘Ukiyo 4’ by Captain B
When he came here, they called him ugly. They threw rocks at him for the way he spoke his mother’s tongue.
Poet’s Corner: ‘Premium Steel Plow’ by Allen Bours
Commentary by Tark Mackintosh folded arms The poet immediately sets the stage: Young Men’s Library Association members in tweed with crossed arms (never akimbo) prowl the streets of San Joaquin after imbibing deliciousness in the […]
FROM THE BIGFOOT SPECIAL: ‘TRICK OR TREAT?’ by Michael Pollentine