My new online poetry magazine, On Past Blackbox Simple Edit Manifold, is out today, featuring:
Alex Houen & Adam Piette
Billy Mills & Catherine Walsh
Chris Nealon & Joshua Clover
Kyle Storm Beste-Chetwynde
Ted Greenwald & Kit Robinson
You ungrateful centipedes. After all I've done for you.
Why not start out with Alex Davies' (there's audio).
Then move on to Peter Manson's (more proper). Cf. "Surrexit Dominus de Sheryl Crow" ("The Lord is risen from Sheryl Crow") with "Surrexit Dominus de sepulchro" ("from the tomb"). The title of Peter’s poem is probably a remix of Jacques Lacan’s "mirror stage." Baffles are there to absorb noise, but some of it inevitably reflects back. So "The Baffle Stage" refers, maybe, to the creation of Ego through identification with -- not a specular gestalt doppleganger, but -- the incidental acoustic modifications of one’s own sequential babble by structures that are there to annihilate it. Yes, fucking hilarious.
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