A deed is a governmental conveyance, a power asserted by the written, for, as William Carlos Williams wrote to Robert Creeley: “the government can never be more than the government of the words.” The question of ownership, of the words with which we define ourselves and each other, and of whose and what claims are legitimate is much at issue in Rod Smith’s Deed, a lyric, a...more
"Spiders are very interesting folks. Most of them are thieves
who do not want anything. If you are thief who does not
want anything this does not mean you are a spider. It shows,
rather, your lack of creativity. "
This poetry lacks NOTHING, and it especially does not lack courage! There're brows creased everywhere and anywhere whenever I say we need more courage in poems to...more