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What Is Conceptual Poetry?
(Q) what is conceptual poetry? some notes from the conference 2008
tags: Bernadette Mayer, conceptual poetry, Kenneth Goldsmith, Laynie Brown
INTRO: I spent the last few days at the Conceptual Poetry & Its Others conference in Tucson. (I was definitely one of the others.)
To those uninitiated, a conceptual poem has a 'concept' or idea behind it which often and typically supercedes other 'aesthetic' notions imposed upon a work by writers. These ideas often take the form of a contraint, for example to type every word and punctuation and mark on the page of ...
Illusion Of Flight
Getting out of nowhere
Making sense of nothingness
You are on the road to somewhere there is only red colours
Loitering with reds marching into the unknown area of truth
Daring to touch the possibilities of lives
Make speeches on the stage of flashed poetry in conflict
A man without a hat bare-footed smiles on the restaurant of commercial faces