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Poetry. From a longer sequence of "Odes & fragments" these select few entail the processes of ruminative thought as they go over the edge into careening feeling. "The reader is placed in an immanent experience. We pass our thought through the poems, we experience the language. There is a plasticity to the experience, a feeling of the poem molding itself"--Geoffrey ...more
Stapled, unpaginated chapbook, 44 pages
Published 2008
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tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE
The cover foto is by Mark Winterford - w/ whom Alan collaborated on "ALAN DAVIES M. M. WINTERFORD" from 1994. The foto's a c/u of Alan's face from the author's foto that's on the back of Roof Books' "RAVE" also from 1994. I just reread my review of "RAVE" b/c I thought I referenced this back-cover foto but (unless I missed it in my skimming) I didn't. Strange. The foto is a 'captured moment' that I might not've recognized as Alan b/c of his contortedness.

In the author's foto Alan appears to be
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