hell yes—Mindtroll makes my morning once again… nice work buddies <3
Bless this young man and his searingly emotional performance in the latex cat mask.
Joanna Newsom, “On A Good Day” from Letterman, 2010.
Ever wanted to read nine poems about Lana Del Rey songs? You’re in luck, because I wrote nine and they’re here at boringrain.com.
Many thanks to Nitsuh for helping me with this.
LOVE LIKE WIND
There is infinite heat
The more people you trap in one blanket the more heat there can be
It’s important to gather as many people around you as you can
The nubby surface of this blanket smells like body hair
It’s sort of the color of my skin so I can get in it
And feel basically like a droopy version of me
People like it when you are sexy and fun
Oh yeah things are getting interesting
We are alone
Now let’s glamp like it
Popsickle, two-day Brooklyn literary arts festival kicked off at Forgotten Works Studio in DUMBO on Saturday afternoon. Poetry and prose readers sponsored by the city’s reading series and literary journals began at 1 p.m. to a crowded, sauna-like reading space.
omg so today 1 of my favorite poets & people trisha low posted a link to something so INCREDIBLE !!! the text of the poem “love song” which i had otherwise never seen before & thought was unppublished. it appears in tom raworth’s infolio, a publication recently archived on jacket2 through the continued incredible efforts of danny snelson & his staff. much love to everybody for making my day!
I look wicked sleepy but here I am reading Sommer Browning’s poem “How long does it take to get to a funeral?” from her book Backup Singers, which is out now.
I don’t mind being adrift for a while, but I don’t read poetry strictly for the experience of becoming unmoored.
—John Darnielle on reading poetry in general, and on reading Berryman specifically, over at FSG.