Tag Archives: Experimental Poets of Color

The Personal, Accessibility, and Liberation

As I have worked over the past few years to find ways to better love and care for my friends of color (including my long-term partner), I have largely been guided by a mantra that they have repeated to me … Continue reading

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Hyperlink Challenge

For this week’s reading response, I wanted to try taking a different creative direction. I really liked the idea we discussed in class of the hyperlink poem, but I also wanted to take it a few different directions. So below … Continue reading

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‘protocerealbox’: Collective Attendance and the Real Work of Language

Fred Moten, in his essay, “the plan,” offers a personal insight into the high stakes gambit that is language. His work, and the necessary collective of saints and demons who complement this work, to communicate with and accommodate the needs … Continue reading

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The Skin of Experimental Poetry & Bodies of Resistance

“Experimental poetry” often foregrounds form as its core site of play. In emphasizing this skin of poetry as merely language or surface, a number of white poets and white-centered institutions of poetry have escaped discourses of the body and racial … Continue reading

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Reading Response 1, Sept 13, Baraka and CRT (Sarah VC)

In all the readings, the passage that stood out to me the most was the following from Amiri Baraka: “The culture of the powerful is very infectious for the sophisticated, and strongly addictive. To be any kind of “success” one … Continue reading

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