Wednesday, May 28, 2014

wednesday newstrip

Prom Minister Toe Knee Ass-Bit has declared that whales who launch their hefty bodies out of the sea to perform a giant bellyflop have "no right" to hold out for their dream job ∙ the number of deaths related to the marriage of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian at a fortress in the Italian city of Florence has increased significantly ∙ in Australia, the opening night of the Vivid Festival at Sydney's Darling Harbour yesterday carried out a multi-pronged, complex attack against the country's parliament building involving a car bomb, suicide bombers, & an Irishman who drowned, police said ∙ Washington retaliates by cancelling longstanding military cooperation with the world's major economies ∙ militants in Mogadishu have seen their death rates decline thanks to the type of lead found in a 16th-century-style cannon unearthed off a remote beach.

Friday, May 23, 2014

least wile & vestment

I, Mark Young,

being of sound
mind & body, do
hereby bequeath

the letters of
my name to
anyone who can

make more out
of them than
Guk Mornay.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

wednesday newstrip

A Hawke's Bay woman is in prison tonight, beginning a two-and-a-half year sentence for severely neglecting India's general elections ∙ the world's oldest sperm, which has been found after the collapse of a family of telecommunication companies, may have been preserved by bat poo ∙ "there is going to be a growth gap & unemployment for elderly mothers will rise" said a concussed umpire booed by the crowd as he was being stretchered off the field by medical staff ∙ a fossil site in Australia is the world's biggest democratic exercise, say researchers ∙ the Federal Minister for Health, Peter Dustbin, said requiring patients to pay to visit their GP would reduce the number of "marginal attendances" & make it easier for people to get an appointment with their doctor when they need to.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

wednesday newstrip

The latest idiosyncrasy of Silicon Valley is to think of facts as fixed & unmoving ∙ a Melbourne supermarket cashier struck by a stolen toddler was the victim of an accident, police say ∙ the modern conception of the syringe first arose as an objective reality in the Middle Ages, according to experts in the field of scientometrics ∙ Queensland police name chihuahua in abduction case ∙ a massive waste incinerator rescued from busy US highway ∙ contemporary consciousness has been put down after a pit bull attack.

Monday, May 12, 2014

some apriletariat words

from won des laits









Sunday, May 11, 2014

From the Finland Station

Now out from Jukka-Pekka Kervinen's Gradient Books.

the eclectic world
52 pages of recent poetry

Available through Lulu at this URL.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

wednesday newstrip

A monkey heart grown by scientists was amongst a haul of 6,000 weapons seized by customs officers at border control in Australia on Thursday ∙ the World Health Organisation must decide whether Prom Minister Toe Knee Ass-Bit carries a pathogen that killed more than 300 million people in the 20th century ∙ Apple's next set of headphones will be equpped with confusion, misleading information, & then long periods of nothing ∙ a mass murderer has postponed a trip to build a costly underground frozen wall at Japan's crippled nuclear plant next week ∙ stun guns disguised as iPhones shot down two of Ukraine's army helicopters during an "anti-terror" operation ∙ a grandmother has been awarded more than £20,000 in compensation after a botched tummy tuck operation caused her belly button to 'explode' on a plane.

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The new issue of Otoliths is up

There's some Herodotus quote about cyclones not staying us from accomplishing our appointed course; &, despite two more — one of which tripped harmlessly down our main street — since the one that caused the previous issue to come out a couple of days early, we're back on schedule & issue thirty-three of Otoliths is now up.

In this quarter's mailbag, missives from Anne Gorrick, SS Prasad, Richard Lopez & Lars Palm, Paul Pfleuger, Jr., Mark Melnicove, Mark Reep, Márton Koppány, Peter Ganick, Philip Byron Oakes, Jack Galmitz, Eric Hoffman, David-Baptiste Chirot, Bob Marcacci, David Dick, Youdhisthir Maharjan, Raymond Farr, Steven Fraccaro, Heidi A. Howell, Scott Metz, A. J. Huffman, Richard J. Fleming, John M. Bennett, Les Wicks, Howie Good, Jean Vengua, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Martin Edmond, Sheila e. Black & Courtney Spohn, Sheila e. Black & Caleb Puckett, Andrew Taylor, Sophie Herxheimer & Andrew Taylor, Bobbi Lurie, Wayne Mason, Cecelia Chapman & Jeff Crouch, Diana Magallón, Mitchell Garrard, Robert McDonald, Joe Balaz, Claudio Parentela, Sara Jean Lane, Chris Ashby, Anne Elvey, bruno neiva, Lakey Comess, Maria Garcia Teutsch, Nicholas Bon, Francesco Aprile, Simon Perchik, Steve Tills, Owen Bullock, Anela Aliotis, Olivier Cans, Mark DuCharme, Sarah James, Roger Williams, Massimo Stirneri, Jeff Harrison, Alberto Vitacchio, Neil Ellman, Carla Bertola, Aditya Bahl, Cat Leonard, Anne-Marie JEANJEAN, John Pursch, sean burn, Lucy Wilks, Pete Spence, Willie Smith, Jake Goetz, Johannes S. H. Bjerg, Marcia Arrieta, Sam Langer, Susan Kachor Conlon, J. D. Nelson, nathaxn walker, Jim Eigo, Michael Brandonisio, Bob Heman, Spencer Selby, Bogdan Puslenghea, Ric Carfagna, Reijo Valta, Carey Scott Wilkerson, Katrinka Moore, & Javant Biarujia.