doodle on the margins of Francesco Clementes images!
make sirventes with Tonic Venom! (And Shudder!)
romp through myth like a gazelle in justiciary heat!
War and Other Disasters of the Soul flayed by JEFF
fabulous anthology of HUNGARIAN
POETS rendered into English by Michael Castro and
Gabor G. Gyukics. See why Hungarian poetry, like horses,
paprika, mineral baths, and early cinema, have been essential
TOPPs Corpse topiary where you expect to find
GRINNELL operates one of our more sophisticated
is in a zero to two hundred miles/hr mood!
PETROVICH plunges to the elbows in the poetic prose
of certain Oedipal grounds we do our best to avoid here
at the diurnal office.
knows how Jesus became a shrunken penis and
shares his vision, which, together with many other Burkian
visions over corpsian years, adds up to an architecturally
impossible, but shrewdly alive, edifice.
sets out to save Hackensack, New Jersey. Ok.
can smell the russianness of the trains in LEV
RUBINSHTEINs poems, englished here in all
their birchy smokiness by Phil Metres and Tatiana
CHERKOVSKI is running for the title of The
Most Jewish Beat in his new epic concerning Einstein! See
if he makes it! You be the judge!
MARCUS parties with Descartes and Socrates! Comes
back! Tells all to Corpse readers!
PARKE is a Distinguished Poet with a sense of Humor,
whose work we like to present in Batches like plates of
Baroque fruit, because they Look Good, Taste Great, and
give us a Certain Cache!
geographically diverse investigations, a rigorous cast of
characters enacts fables for these flickering eves of too-late-capitalism!
The Joan of Arc of the Philadelphia poetry scene, C.A.
CONRAD, teams up with FRANK SHERLOCK to lead the
ragged bohemians to victory! (PS: She will not be martyred
like Joan. The Editors.)
The Polish-sounding IVAN
WIELIKOSIELEK writes in Spanish, references Marcus
Aurelius and MTV, and is brought into Ingles by Virginia
prose poem is not dead, plus it keeps paying homage to Kafka.
There is proof of this in the work of ALBERT
has been called Indomitable! He has withstood the charge
of Verisimilitude! He has occasionally Ripped Off lines
from the Corpse Editors poetry to make his fallible
little nests of lyric Puffery! He has founded the New Orleans
School for the Imagination before there was even one dollar
in the Bank! He is a one-man Sideshow! But to us he is DAVE
BRINKS, the poet! Whatta poet, too!
GOLDEN is one of Americas most Justified Paranoics
and he continues, to our distress, to plant his creepy radar
in this Corpse!
The Talmudic Wizard of Amsterdam, BILL
LEVY, greets our new Commander-in-Chief!
dusty from the streets of Cairo, JOHN
VERLENDEN watches CNN!
LIPMAN does not let the American Bamboozle off the
hook! In your face!
TSITRIN wars on behalf of Seals, Language, and Complexity!
Seals butchered in florid detail return in STEVEN
WOLFEs Man Eater!
JACOBUS, after knocking out numberless poetry opponents,
takes on the ultimate challenger, God! Who wins? See for
MARTINOVIC, Slam Queen of the Ozarks, shimmies onto
the stage with raw life trailing from her verse! And raunchy
sex, too! (About time!)
IVES takes on both full quotes and italics the way
Jacobus takes on God, and finds, for us, what is to be had
from such clinches.
DANIELS takes on the Tenured Guy and, after X-raying
the critter, finds it outside Paris, among other
things that we are keeping in suspense. (Recommended Reading
DIMATTEOs homilies reminded us so much of
how poetry used to be written in the days when poets were
in the Untermeyer, we decided to try a little nostalgia
FRIEDMAN is wonderful! We like Daisy! From Daisy
we want more Poems! Thank you, Daisy!
with heavy hints of sensuality SUZANNE
FRISHKORN starts our readers on the path back to
some sexual solace! Please stay a little longer! Things
are getting hotter!
not quite yet! First, we must learn from ERIC
WERTHEIMER the secrets of Benjamin Franklin!
you for your patience! We now give you the splendid erotic
fireworks of Miss UTAHNA
FAITHs poetry! It is OK to re-read them!
FARIES mines a 19th-century childrens book
for sexual innuendo and double-entendres and comes back
sweating and victorious!
hip poetry scenes live wire, JOKE
KAVIAAR, lays on the
carnal sizzle! No regret! No embarrassment! Pure lust! Even
tastes her fingers!
YOUNG, the reigning princess of New Orleans erotica,
murmurs her incantos here, but students can quiz her in
the flesh by enrolling in her class at the New Orleans School
for the Imagination.
think this poem by SHEILA
LANHAM is just about sex and without any socially
redeeming value whatsoever! Please read it a few times and
tell us if we are right!
think that YOUSSEF
ALAOUI is experimenting with sex liquids and with
political poetry, but we arent exactly sure.
TANOURY is, frankly, a poet of nipples and pubic
penumbras! A servant of Eros, no doubt about it!
HANKLA also deploys nipples on a visual field that
intersects more than casually with Tanourys esthetics!
BURNS is working on the extraction of emotional
certainties from pictorial traces of childhood, and finds,
alas, future intersections of nipples and poems!
RANDOLPH CARTER experiences himself with continental
prose poems the world is eroticized only to the extent that
television and laundering will allow it!
JARVIS likes and doesnt like things, just
like us. We weigh and puzzle these sentiments.
McVeigh's injection was delayed, but PAUL
MCDONALD is in the avantgarde.