Thoughts: Weariness

At 48, I seem to have reached an age at which the daunting prospect of growing older has given way to the desire to be done with my "career" and back in control of my own life, a life which to this point has been largely a failure. Meanwhile, I have no idea how--emotionally, intellectually,…

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Nude Garbo recumbent behind the mosquito netting, our blue angel takes a drag and reassures herself with a clinical palpation. She dreams of the ideal stiletto, the kind only certain women can pull off.

& Now 2009 – Saturday Highlights

I hit the ground running at 8:30 a.m., presenting "Impressions of Jacques Rigaut"--excerpts of Rigaut narrative from Housebreaking the Muse--as part of the panel "Dreams of Dada/Surrealism." I was in the distinguished company of Steve Katz, Yuriy Tarnawsky, and conference co-director, Dimitri Anastasopoulos. Each of us had, I believe, a wildly different take on the…

Ed at the &Now Festival of Innovative Writing & the Literary Arts, Buffalo, NY

I'll be participating as a panelist on the following: Purple Brain: A Paul West Panel Anne-Laure Tissut, Dimitri Anastasopoulos, Dave Kress, Edward Desautels, Christina Milletti (critical/model airplanes) Location: Ellicott (3rd) Time: Friday, October 16, 2009, 11:30 to 12:50 PM Dreams of Dada/Surrealism (critifiction) Steve Katz, Yuriy Tarnawsky, Edward Desautels, Dimitri Anastasopoulos Location: Ellicott (3rd) Time:…

Loft Story

(spam poem by Edward Desautels) shall we get our guns? our phone rings at least once a day and MA Bell gusts through us a Goliath in David's face if we shot Goliath might we put a slug in David? before he could roll across the room and end all of this for us? we…