Poetry Drawer: Boundaries (to Jean Baudrillard) by Rus Khomutoff

Hyena season genesis grasp secret psalm
in search of duende…
this eventuality’s carnival row exit in memory
reclaiming time with unexpected grace notes
vagabond of the margins, mantic flame
burning up the green guardian
assignations crestfallen
between music and silence
pledge of presence afterfall
operative x knocking on the sky-
vacillations of xerox and infinity,
images in vogue
amber soul sieve of moments preserved
cascades of desire and nostalgia
forming an umbrella of infallible truth
new rules incubating in the absolute room
in order to break free of the shadows
the rupture of word and thing


Rus Khomutoff dreams up the contemporary world  into surprisingly familiar cosmic landscapes reminiscent of those suggested by the most idiosyncratic avantgardists—think Artaud, Char, Malraux, Panero, and other moderns unafraid to acknowledge the material quotidianity of mystical experience. Poems in Radia function as un-coders (rather than decoders), allowing the words to shine in their full resplendence while approaching each other artfully, almost naked, in unexpected ways, to take advantage of the oneiric gears hiding everywhere under the apparent simplicity of life – German Sierra 

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