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Lyn Hejinian and Barrett Watten are the world over well-known poet/critics. jointly they edited the hugely influential Poetics magazine, whose ten matters, released among 1982 and 1998, contributed to the surge of curiosity within the perform of poetics. A advisor to Poetics Journal offers the main conversations and debates from the magazine, and invitations readers to extend at the serious and inventive engagements they represent.

In making their choices for the consultant, the editors have sought to exhibit a number leading edge poetics and to point the range of fields and actions with which they could be engaged. The creation and headnotes via the editors supply old and thematic context for the articles.

The advisor is meant to be of sustained artistic and lecture room use, whereas the spouse Archive of all ten problems with Poetics Journal permits clients to remix, remaster, and expand its practices and debates.

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Vuelan en la arana gris, siete pajaros del prisma. La iglesia grune a lo lejos como un oso panza arriba. jQue bien borda! jCon que gracia Sobre la tela pajiza, ella quisiera bordar flores de su fantasia. jQue girasol! jQue magnolia de lentejuelas y cintas! jQue azafranes y que lunas, en el mantel de la misa! Cinco toronjas se endulzan en la cercana cocina. Las cinco llagas de Cristo cortadas en Almeria. Por los ojos de la monja galopan dos caballistas. Un rumor ultimo y sordo le despega la camisa, y al mirar nubes y montes en las yertas lejanias, se quiebn su corazon de azucar y yerbaluisa.

Magnolia with spangles & ribbons! What crocuses & moonflowers! in the altar-cloth for the mass. 5 grapefruit are ripening in the kitchen close by . 5 wounds of the Christ cut open in Almeria. Through the nun's eyes, a pair of bandits gallop . A rustling, final & thin, escapes the starched fichu, 6 to see clouds & mountains in the motionless distances, the heart twists in itself sugar & yerbaluisa . What an exalted flatland, high with 20 gold suns above it! What rivers of foot-tracks her mind caught glimmering of!

A rustling, final & thin, escapes the starched fichu, 6 to see clouds & mountains in the motionless distances, the heart twists in itself sugar & yerbaluisa . What an exalted flatland, high with 20 gold suns above it! What rivers of foot-tracks her mind caught glimmering of! But she continues with her flowers . Footloose in the breeze, the lumina plays at chess high on the window blind . Cancion de las Siete Doncellas (Teoria del arco iris) Cantan las siete doncellas. ) Alma con siete voces las siete doncellas.

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