SHANNA COMPTON and JENNIFER KNOX
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2005 at 7 P.M.
at CHAPTERS, A Literary Bookstore
445 11th St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202) 737-5553
At home, I have framed broadsides of Jen Knox's "Spring and Still Some Short" and Jim Cummins/David Lehman's "Jim and Dave Defeat the Masked Man."
At work, I have a framed broadside of CA Conrad's "Poets Refine Money," and Jordan Davis' poem "David Shapiro" framed on my desk. Sometimes the other attorneys come in and read the poems and look really confused. They read the poems multiple times, and then wander away again.
I will post something about Kate Greenstreet's new chapbook when I have had more than three hours sleep in a 24 hour period.
Alice Notley -- The Descent of Alette
Maureen Owen -- Hearts in Space
David Lehman -- Valentine Place
Wayne Koestenbaum -- Model Homes
Weldon Kees -- Collected Poems
Erica Jong -- Fruits and Vegetables
Seamus Heaney -- Field Work
Kimiko Hahn -- The Unbearable Heart
Denise Duhamel -- Girl Soldier
Albert Goldbarth -- Arts & Sciences
A.R. Ammons -- Uplands
Andrei Voznesensky -- Selected Poems (translated by Anselm Hollo)
Diane Wakoski -- Inside the Blood Factory
Later I was up in Georgetown picking up some framing. (my awesome Jimmy Behrle painting defies framing -- I've picked out two different frames only to be told, weeks later, that the molding is out of stock. Bah!) I stopped by Bridge Street Books and picked up --
The Poker No. 6
Stephanie Young -- Telling the Future Off
Yuko Otomo -- Small Poems
They even gave me a three dollar poet discount. Rock!