Michael Robbins, I Accept Your Challenge 8

Michael Robbins,   I Accept Your Challenge
[ATTENTION: This post is for Michael Robbins’ eyes only. To be clear, the Michael Robbins of whom I speak is also commonly referred to as “That Cat Guy,” “The Kevin James of Poetry,” “Frank Hoax’Hara,” & “Brian Huskey’s Understudy,” and he is a known fan of The Offspring. If you are not Michael Robbins, and are ...

Not Here The Darkness, In This Twittering World 2

Not Here The Darkness, In This Twittering World
Twitter now has 554,750,000 active users. There are an average of 58,000,000 tweets produced per day. The sheer volume of language that is released into the aether via Twitter is astounding, and far greater than that of all published poetry combined. Twitter allows any two users to instantly enter into dialogue, eschewing cultural restraints. When ...

H_NGM_N SC_ND_L

H_NGM_N SC_ND_L
What’s going on here? Yesterday H_NGM_N released the 15th issue of their online journal. Included in this issue were two poems by Dean Young, entitled “Dean Young Is A Cyborg” and “Dean Young Is Not A Cyborg.” Today when I visited the site, I found the two Dean Young poems missing, and his name stricken ...