Catullus: Fifteen Poems


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Gaius Valerius Catullus: an imagined likeness. (bce. 84 – bce 54)

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Sparrow, favorite of my girl,
with whom she is accustomed to play,
whom she is accustomed to hold in her lap,
for whom, seeking greedily,
she is accustomed to give her index finger
and to provoke sharp bites.
When it is pleasing for my shining desire
to make some kind of joke
and a relief of her grief.
I believe, so that her heavy passion may become quiet.
If only I were able to play with you yourself, and
to lighten the sad cares of your mind.
It is as pleasing to me as they say
The…

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Review of sculpture exhibition


My review of a sculptural installation and exhibition, by Chilean artist Su Melo, in Amsterdam Arti.

Linkage https://57629854-d44c-4349-a9b6-514a4e911c89.filesusr.com/ugd/94aa61_8afc04048b5d46b0b01d99844031fb84.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2ZRcJ-_Sn3CLq3WH3DpJ5cuHonDkhqlF5vaNy3bHboYqYiOkHPbt8Te64

Also to be found on the artist’s website, https://www.su-melo.com/

This was enabled by our encounters in the online art course “The Pack” led by Chilean-Neoyorkese artist Sarah Grass.

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Jetset Poet chronicle in Queen Mob’s Teahouse (link)Creative Nonfiction


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Art/ political caricature caprice in virtual “Art for Assange” exhibition, DiEM-Voice


Link here https://voice.diem25.org/diem-project/the-anatomy-lesson-of-dr-tulp/

Cartoon featuring Joe Biden as Dr Tulp in Rembrandt’s anatomy lesson, Julian Assange on operating table. For an online exhibition event of Diem-Voice, which was intended as the Diem25’s movement’s platform for arts

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Perfil en el sitio de Proyecto Ace Argentina/ Profile on the page of Proyecto Ace artist residency platform


Enlace /Linkage

https://www.proyectoace.org/artistas/arturo-desimone/

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Ivan Illich Poetics – Four Poems (see linkage)


Announcing the first Substack blog for “Ivan Illich Poetics”– poetry in conversation with the ideas and legacy of the 20th century heterodox thinker Ivan Illich. Four of my poems are now on the blog.

Link https://ivanillichpoetics.substack.com/p/four-poems?fbclid=IwAR1ryY0gbafzXWwrNV3AGS_xOVvOYBw5wzjMr8FT0auNZmUCemt3n63fqEY

Thanks to Nina Power for starting the Substack– which grew out of discussions in prof. Power’s online course on Illich, (along with the collective project of recording an audiobook of one of Illich’s out of print books, “Gender”)

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Review (and Riposte to) “The Selling and Self-regulation of Contemporary Poetry” by JT Welsch, in Mercurius magazine


“A Romp in the Bookish Dark of Tecnocracy” @AnthemPress

https://www.mercurius.one/home/a-romp-in-the-bookish-dark-of-technocracy

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Dos notas en el País Digital Argentina: “En Defensa de la Traducción” y “Tecno-Necrópolis”


Tecno-necrópolis, mapa de la contra-revolución anti-poética del Soft Power

https://elpaisdigital.com.ar/contenido/tecno-necrpolis-la-contrarrevolucin-del-soft-power-y-el-anacronismo-de-la-violencia/33455

En Defensa de La Traducción, enlace https://elpaisdigital.com.ar/contenido/en-defensa-de-la-traduccin/32018

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Four Mediterranean Poems, in “Mediterranean Poetry” (see link)


“The Spanish Deep-State Conspiracy against me Bedlam Strollin'” “Metro-vision Pangrati, Athens” “Field in Bintzarrat, Tunisia”

and a vision on the Dead Sea– this last one adapted from my book “Poems of the Mare Nostrum/Costa Nostra” available print-on-demand from Hesterglock press Bristol.

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Printable poetry pamphlet from Buttonhook Press!


A printable pamphlet with five poems from Buttonhook press, featuring Poem scrawled on a maize-sheaf for her (last offering) on ojalart.com Open Journal of Arts and Letters. Thanks to the editors J&C Streeby. See link

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