"There You Go"
At long last, I'm going in
EVERYBODY: Everybody, shut up.
MONDAY: It’s happening again.
MONEY: It's me, isn't it?
A SYSTEM: Can I just say:
Run free in the wheat, commandant
like a plow with a human face or
like a face plowing down the American plain.
These are talky sonnets” in the vein of John Berryman’s and Ted Berrigan’s, written on the poet's lunch hour in the spirit of Frank O'Hara. Winner of the Fence Modern Poets series.
Paul Legault’s first book, The Madeline Poems, was published in 2010. Raised in Tennessee, Paul lives with his husband in Brooklyn, New York, where he works at the Academy of American Poets.
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Representative lines from âHideaway Ranch,â for example, read âTHE GREEN FOOT: Letâs get going./ THE CROWN: There are no foreigners./ THE FOREIGNER: There are no foreigners that exist.â Legault mixes in meta-discourse about the nature of speakers and writings, but also delights in shock...Oct 24 2011 | Read Full Review of The Other Poems (Fence Modern...
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