Dailies 7/12/17: Smith’s goldenrod, Dickinson’s letter to the world, 1 of Falck’s multiple fatigue performances & 1 of Hayes’ 100 + sonnets to his assassin!


Note: both Terrance Hayes and Noah Falck have pieces up today that are parts of ongoing series of multiple poems w/the same titles (Hayes: “American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin,” Falck:  “Fatigue Performance”)



Maggie Smith – Goldenrod

I’m no botanist. If you’re the color of sulfur

and growing at the roadside, you’re goldenrod.

Read rest of poem 


Terrance Hayes – American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin


Rilke ends his sonnet, “Archaic Torso of Apollo” saying
“You must change your life.” James Wright ends “Lying
In a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island,

Read rest of poem 


Noah Falck – Fatigue Performance

Tonight the wind is in your voice.
And the gods are nervous
about the drinking water.
Someone hijacks the background

Read rest of poem 


Emily Dickinson – This is my letter to the World…

This is my letter to the World
That never wrote to Me—

Read rest of poem 



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