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The Lobe
Lytle Shaw
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The Lobe

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Poetry. ." . . Lytle Shaw has carried out often disruptive, sometimes hilarious, and sometimes melancholy explorations into the processes through which the world gets made into an object of knowledge. But what is the lobe of the book's title? A lobe is a roundish projection, a part of something to which it is attached by the very fissure that also creates it. A lobby could ...more
Published January 1st 2002 by Roof Books
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Paul Klinger
Jan 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing
"Subversive" book that is good enough to get past airport security:

"So, for you I have saved a salad / of deck planks for planking in the sun"

that is the first line in a long time that I am going to hold onto.

For some reason, I got a Prageeta vibe while reading this book.

A similar kind of intelligence that is completely outside of me.

I like it. I have no hold on it and I trust it.

With appreciation, etc, etc.
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