Monday, December 20, 2010

Aimless Reading: The M's, Part 1 (Karen Mac Cormack)

Mac Cormack, Karen
The Tongue Moves Talk


Given to me by the author. Inscribed.

For Mike,

On his first visit.

oxoxo,

Karen
17 February 1998


I think this must have been the time, previously described here, when I drove to Toronto to pick up Allen Fisher at Karen Mac Cormack and Steve McCaffery's apartment.

from The Tongue Moves Talk

I'm Big On Ladders


wheeled amounts

more

to the top

planned snare

a patch

on mostly

how surname

fits location

chosen or given

an environment

is perceived

space define

past pastoral

allergies arrest us

beyond

the fence

a door

stops nothing

biographies increase

passed port

retaliate

or shrug towards

Honour on

the stairs

velvet-lined

happenstance

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