Tag Archives: Marcel Duchamp

Plagiarism and the Poetry of Ulalume González de León

Plagiarism and the Poetry of Ulalume González de León by John Johnson Ulalume González de León, winner of the prestigious Villaurrutia Award and the subject of numerous literary studies, whom Octavio Paz called “the greatest Mexican poet since Sister Juana … Continue reading

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Minimalist Poetry

  To: The Membership & Interested Parties From: The Parole Officer, NBBPS Subject: A Conceptual Roundtable Fortuitous accident, chance, a throw of the dice, a poke in the eye with a sharp stick, call it what you will, is a … Continue reading

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To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah, NBBPS Subject: The Birth Of Modern Poetry One hundred years ago poetry got modern, and all because of the laziness of one poet. That happened when Guillaume Apollinaire picked up … Continue reading

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Past Present Future Part II

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah NBBPS Subject:  Prehistory, History, and Future of the NBBPS, Part Two THE NEW BLACK BART POETRY SOCIETY Its Prehistory, History, and Future PART  TWO (delivered on October 3rd 2012 by … Continue reading

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Past Present Future, Part I

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah, NBBPS Subject:  Prehistory, History, and Future of the NBBPS, Part One  THE NEW BLACK BART POETRY SOCIETY Its Prehistory, History, and Future A talk delivered on October 3rd 2012 by Grand … Continue reading

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W.C.W. and his buddies shifting gears with a sometimes sticking clutch

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Charter Member Luci Friesen aka The Gaucho Subject: W.C.W. and his buddies shifting gears with a sometimes sticking clutch  “What were we seeking?  No one knew consistently enough to formulate a ‘movement.’  We … Continue reading

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Wheelbarrow, Chickens, Weather

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah RE: Wheelbarrow, Chickens, Weather                    A Kodak Moment Let it be said, no truer words in the annals of poetry, that so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with … Continue reading

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