Wednesday, November 14, 2007

 

Poetry is the anti-code: Cut Loose the Body on Blog This Rock




Pete Montgomery writes up the stunning reading at the Botero exhibit Saturday night on Blog This Rock:

The order for Garcia Lorca’s painful death, Nurkse said, was given in code: “Give him strong coffee.” Said Nurkse, in what could be a concise summation of the purpose of the evening, the work of DC Poets Against the War, and the goal of Split This Rock poetry festival, “Poetry is the anti-code.”

Read the post here: http://blogthisrock.blogspot.com/2007/11/cut-loose-body-poetry-as-anti-code.html
The photo is of Kyle Dargan reading his poem in the chapbook, Cut Loose the Body, taken by Dan Vera. See more photos here: http://flickr.com/photos/20390684@N02/sets/72157603117982631/

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