Friday, September 26, 2008

Expensive Potato Press

I ate a really expensive potato for lunch yesterday. It was good, but 8 dollars good? Even with a side salad?


It's supposed to rain all weekend. That might really ruin the plans to go to the Renaissance Festival in the Cloisters this Sunday. This is what I'll be missing:

I like this archer's red bandana.

I like how focused he is.

I wish I could focus like that.

What precision.

It might be nice to stay inside and get work done. Doesn't that sound kind of appealing? So much reading to do. I'm in the middle of this:

I'll tell you more about it when I'm done, but it's CD Wright so you should just get yourself a copy now.

Try me, rain.


Oh, this is happening at 10pm tonight at the Poetry Project. I'd love to see Šalamun but I don't know if I have it in me today:

Friday, September 26, 10 PM
Slovene Poetry: Cucnik, Pepelnik, Podlogar, Šalamun, Skrjanec

A book-release celebration with the participation of the following visiting poets from Slovenia: Primoz Cucnik, Ana Pepelnik, Gregor Podlogar, Tomaž Šalamun and Tone Skrjanec. A book signing for the second editions of Tomaž Šalamun’s Poker and Tone Skrjanec's Sun On A Knee. A special chapbook featuring the work of all five poets in English translation comes free with admission. *This event, a collaboration between Ugly Duckling Presse (Brooklyn) and Literatura Magazine (Ljubljana), kicks off a whole weekend of Slovene poetry in New York City.

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