Tuesday, March 19, 2013

IT'S OFFICIAL / ABRAHAM SMITH & YRS TRULY ARE EDITING AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY RURAL AMERICAN POETICS TO BE PUBLISHED BY THE ONE & ONLY LOST ROADS PRESS (2014) //


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COULDN'T BE MORE EXCITED!  HICK POETICS!

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IN 2013, AMONG THE JUNKING DINS & SCHIZOPHRENIAS OF POST-POST-POST-MODERNITY, POETS SHELLY TAYLOR & ABRAHAM SMITH ARE ON THE HUNT FOR AMERICAN HINTERLAND POETS.


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EXCITED?  OOOOOOOOOOOOO' YES I AM!

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your two fellow hick editors have found themselves especially drawn to our fellow OUT THERE poets, and wish to gather an anthology, a selection of sublime relatively recent poets from NOWHERE, USA.


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WE ARE CALLING ALL LATTER-DAY DOROTHY AND WILLIAM WORDSWORTHS ATTUNED TO RUMINATING SUCH QUESTIONS AS...

IF AMERICA IS, AS CHARLES OLSON REMINDS US, ALL SPACE, THEN WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A LOCAL OF THE HORIZON?

HOW DOES COMING FROM NOWHERE INFORM THE STUFF, THAT IS, THE SOMEWHERES OF YOUR POEMS.

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LIKE GRANNY SAYS:  YOU CAIN'T NEVER GET BY WHERE YOU'RE FROM.

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YOU GOTTA HAVE A FIDDLE IN THE BAND YOU SEE / SAY A LITTLE PRAYER FOR ME.

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COMING TO YOU IN 2014 BY YRS TRULY HICKS ABE & MWAH

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YOU EXCITED TOO?  WHAT'S THAT YOU SAY?  YES?  OKAY!  YES!  X X X