Joshua Clover

(Berkeley, California)

Joshua Clover Poems

1. Ceriserie 12/30/2013
2. An Archive Of Confessions, A Genealogy Of Confessions 12/30/2013
3. Valiant En Abyme 12/30/2013
4. What's American About American Poetry? 12/30/2013
5. Orchid & Eurydice 12/30/2013
6. Royal 12/30/2013
7. Field Effect 12/30/2013
8. The Map Room 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Joshua Clover

The Map Room

We moved into a house with 6 rooms: the Bedroom,
the Map Room, the Vegas Room, Cities
in the Flood Plains, the West, & the Room Which Contains All
of Mexico.We honeymooned in the Vegas Room where
lounge acts wasted our precious time.Then there was the junta's
high command, sick dogs of the Map Room, heel-
prints everywhere, pushing model armies into the unfurnished
West.At night: stories of their abandoned homes in the Cities
in the Flood Plains, how they had loved each other
mercilessly, in rusting cars, until the drive-in went under.
From the Bedroom we ...

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