June 19th: the Recurrent End Lozenge-Shaped Reading

We are all sweatily enthusiastic about the
RECURRENT END LOZENGE-SHAPED POETRY READING, featuring the strange, varied virtuosities and anti-virtuosities of Milwaukee’s MIKE HAUSER, Chicago’s JENNIFER KARMIN and Buffalo’s JOEY YEAROUS-ALGOZIN.

Them three poets will read on
Saturday, June 19th
7 p.m.
The Project Lodge
817 E. Johnson St.

for a suggested, non-obligatory but heartily encouraged
$5-15 donation (or more!)
There will be a bit of food and drink.
We’ll start on time!
Expect performativity, silliness, and the opening of the chasm of being.

See you there!

yourn,

Andy & Lewis

Mike Hauser is from rural Wisconsin and now lives in Milwaukee, where he recently edited an issue of Burdock, and with Karl Saffran curates the Salacious Banter Reading Series. He has published some chaps including crets crets crets (Rust Buckle Books), Dirty Movies Late At Night (Rust Buckle Books), and most recently Psychic Headset(Mitzvah Chaps).

Jennifer Karmin’s text-sound epic, Aaaaaaaaaaalice, was published by Flim Forum Press in 2010. She curates the Red Rover Series and is co-founder of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets across the U.S., Japan, and Kenya. A proud member of the Dusie Kollektiv, she is the author of the Dusie chapbook Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina. Walking Poem, a collaborative street project, is featured online at How2. At home in Chicago, Jennifer teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the public schools.
http://aaaaaaaaaaalice.blogspot.com

Joey Yearous-Algozin is the author of Kensington Notebook(Lean-To Press) and BOSTON STREET/TREES (Lean-To Press). He is currently working towards his PhD at the University at Buffalo.

SAMPLE:

They are as storms
watching TV, watching Ellen.
Their ass is the carbuncle and the static corner of the plaza.
Seeing the plaza, my big black cup
foretells magical emanations
of catholically soft swingset regulation.

Lil Debbie as a cornpone Eco-Desk Light Fixture
Jenny Diamond O’Dell makes a primitive bomb
from Dog Shampoo and simplified sour mash.

Cumming is sustained in every municipality Jean Sugg diddled.
John Pdornton’s friend, Fabric Softener, did an equipment check.
Latest reports are the board will gush hot feathery
surplus into our and around it’s edges.

“This is Vince Grey from Vince Grey Roofing. Walt Partridge told me to give you a call about the leaks in the church.”

Norfolk Floral Virginia’s Total Joint Center
was vibrating like a strobe.
Orgies began that we couldn’t finish, waning off-white
within it’s walls. We tried to arrange ourselves differently, then
differently, in it’s matrix.

Part cum soon.
Part cum later.
Part came last week.

–Mike Hauser

wish you were here

a and animals background be bison boots boy bright camera cheese comfortable country covered cowboy culture do dollars doritos elk facing fake feathers food for foreign fought garb garbage girl hat herds history how i in indian it know like little mayonnaise moose nature new not now of our outfit own packaging people red relate sandwich see shooting six soda suppressed tomahawk ten the they this to tourism used we wearing whole with women yellowstone

–Jennifer Karmin

from DINNER & A MOVIE

My Premium

Crispy / Grilled

Chicken

Classic / Club / Ranch BLT

Sandwich

–Joey Yearous-Algozin

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