Poetry Drawer: Eventually: The Councilman, in his tutu: The King James Version: Alpenstock by Mark Young

Eventually Acrobats abound on the benchesof the transit lounge. Everyoneelse is staying clear, washing theirhands in rosewater or anointingtheir brows with the blood ofpygmy possums. Curtains aredrawn across the picture wind-ows, dampening down the noise of luggage trolleys, keeping outthe … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: Interaction is crucial: Brand positioning: Three French Horns: Another set of anterior appendages by Mark Young

Interaction is crucial The most elegant inter-pretation of quantummechanics states thatmacrophages are re-quired for a parallelreality to exist; & thatcan only happen ifzebrafish are the sole peer-reviewed speciesallowed to be taken outof captivity to becomean accepted model forneuropsychiatric studiesinto tissue … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: Making: “& see all these things”: The Pound Cantos: CENTO XXII: geographies: Mojave Desert by Mark Young

Making The van brakes, but at a lessfrantic pace. That’s what lifeis like in lockdown. Differentuses though the same materialsprovided. Now we make single-serve liturgies of cryogenic icecream; filled loosely, uncompacted. She calmed down after he’d fini-shed talking. The photographer’sshadow … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: A line from Catherine Deneuve: The Pound Cantos CENTO V: J7 on the selection list: The doors by Mark Young

A line from Catherine Deneuve I live way out. It gets realquiet. Little random adjust-ments have been made tokeep me there, & filmed in one continuous shot. Peoplein these small municipalitiesoften pass the time in strangemixes of activities — juggling … Continue reading

Poetry Drawer: delta cockroaches: axing proves: A line from Lionel Ritchie: Le Grand Siècle by Mark Young

delta cockroaches Plumbing lines should reallybe treated with or treated tovideo clips of Michael Jacksonfrom the days of the Jackson5. Except. The browser does not currently recognize any ofthe video formats on offer sinceYouTube has **completely re-moved**its Flash player code … Continue reading