Bridget Gilmartin

Tell Me Like You Mean It 3

In curating this chapbook I’m not sure I feel closer to answering these questions: certainly they are never stagnant … But I do feel closer to poetry’s resistance to answer these questions, which does circle back to some kind of answer to my last question – we return to poetry not because we have an answer, but instead return in a process of regeneration.

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Getting Nowhere

after John Cage’s A Lecture on Nothing under the fluorescent supermarket light we gaze at the bananas with our arms around each other we are not married and it’s a pleasure to stand still to not be going to a …

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slippage (un)fixed

Louis Buvelot is painting. It’s a quarter past midday and you wouldn’t know out here unless you looked at the sun but Louis doesn’t look at the sun because he’s squinting at the trees. A mammoth gust of wind blows …

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