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No Good Poetry

Making the world safer for poetry.

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In episode 36 guest David Moss joins us to take a look at two short films directed by Alfred Leslie, Pull My Daisy with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Gregory Corso (and guest appearance by one of our favorite painters, Larry Rivers), and The Last Clean Shirt with Frank O'Hara.

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A miscellany of topics this week. Joseph Makkos tells us about a pretty terrible article from the Daily Mail about what makes poetry successful which we discuss. We talk about modern sonnets and read a few by Bernadette Mayer and Ted Berrigan, and we talk about writing poetry at parties and have a laugh about some poetry written at past parties.

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In this episode we remember friend, poet, publisher and all around mischievous tramp of literature and poetics, Danny Kerwick.

 

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No guest this week and Joseph and Joseph's poetic conversation drifts off into all kinds of unexpected areas: Dada collage, the Personal Universe Deck, and transcribing poetry in the International Phonetic Alphabet, Christopher's Ricks idea of the anti-pun, and the value and dangers of poetry outreach.

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This week we talk with past guest and friend Bill Lavender about World Poetry, writing fiction as a poet, how photography changed the world and his current poetry projects.

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Joseph Makkos is just back from Mundial Poético de Montevideo and tells us all about his poetry adventures in Uruguay.

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This week we talk about typewriter poets and interview two poets who have spent some time hawking poems on the street, Cubs The Poet and Eric Carter.

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This week poet Madeline Lavoie joins us to play some surrealist poetry games and share some of her poetry.

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Guest Cameron (aka Mixson) Lovejoy joins us this week to talk about free verse and instagram poetry.

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Geoff Munsterman joins us this week to chat about making books,publishing poetry, and what makes a book feel one of a kind.

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