COVID-19 AND GRAVE ETIOLOGY Part one.
PROSODY AND APEIRON The opening section of a book (in progress) constituting the field of integrative prosody. Where to begin? Is it even possible to begin if cosmogenic logos is at all real? Starting before the beginning.
PEOPLING A libretto of mixed-genre poems collaboratively researched over a 3-year period with the Commons Choir, covering the peopling of Brooklyn from the 'Age of Discovery' to the present and carried out in a reparative spirit of "undiscovey." In 2017, this work premiered at
BRIC Arts Media under the title mayday heyday parfait.
UNDISCOVERY Graphic works and posters exhibited contemporaneously with the mayday heyday parfait performances.
E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E A motley libretto that brings the world about from scratch by telling the story of every state of language while making an all-embracing and economically astute amulet calling for a homespun synaptic and secretory phonics to consecrate and activate every gland and energy point in order to wish us well. E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E premiered at New York Live Arts in 2013 and published for the occasion by Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs.
LOBBYING A number of broadsides posted in the lobby of New York Live Arts as part of an exhibition titled LOBBYING. The exhibition accompanied the performances of E-V-E-R-Y-O-N-E.
SUPPLE SCIENCE A book of writings published by ON Contemporary Practice in 2013. These are the introductions to the 6 sections of the book written by Thom Donovan, Andrew Levy, Madeline Gins, Eleni Stecopoulos, Rob Halpern and Silvia Federici.
DEAREST CHOIR A letter written to Commons Choir members in preparation for a performance at the Harlem Stage in 2010. The letter describes 4 key operative terms: reEnglish,
Prosodopsychoneuroimmunoendocrinology [PPNIE], the Optative Mode, and the 9 stages in the bodily manifestation of phonemes.
PHOTONIC PROSODY A talk presented IN 2008 at the Meridian Gallery in San Francisco as part of the “Poetics of Healing” symposium curated by Eleni Stecopoulos and subsequently included as part of the Supple Science published by ON Contemporary Arts in 2010.
REMISSIONS 46 poems in memory of my mother's hospitalization, from Rhrurbarb, published by Jonathan Skinner at Field Books, 2007.
OVERCOMING FITNESS Published by Autonomedia in 2001.
HYPERGLOSSIA Book review of Stacy Szymaszek's Hyperglossia, Litmus Press, 2009.
AUKSO (gain) Multi-modal poetry, published in 1995 as Object#4, Editor Robert Fitterman, with an afterward by Stacy Doris. Aukso was written during a 2-week dawn-to-dusk 17th-century reading binge at the Bibliotèque Nationale in Paris, reliving the awe of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (first microscopist and first witness to microorganism), reliving the initial conditions for animate arising from inanimate, breaking the laws of mechanics, as poetry expunged its need for self-preservation.