Today, my video poem “Crushed Bits” appeared in online poetry journal Gnarled Oak. This journal focused on shorter works. You can see the publication page here.
The text of the video comes from one of my “Civilization’s Lost” poems, “Cold Fortress.” The imagery is taken from a World War II documentary. I was trying to make a connection with the socio-political events of the present day, but it’s up to the viewer to decide the success of that.
The Tone Ghosting music video “The Movie’s On” contains a “secret” flash frame–basically a subliminal image–of the magician presenting the climax of his illusion. Did you spot it in the video? You can watch it again below.
The new issue of Otoliths, number 47, was released this morning. Another amazing issue filled with visual and textual poetry of all types. It also includes a set of materials from me: a textual poem “The Queen’s Needle” plus a new video using a section of that piece, and seven stills from the video. You can view it all here .
New online poetry magazine Angry Old Man just released its first issue today using one of my video stills as cover art. It also includes four other samples of my visual poetry. AOM #1 is a large issue encompassing textual and visual experiments to expand the notion of writing and written messages. You can check it out here.
H& is “an occasional journal of visual/concrete poetry and assorted other oddities.” Today, the vispo blog published another of the video stills from “Succubus Highway.” Although the text is distorted from the heavy video processing, the original reads “Wherever there are ruins/lies like flames/dance across time.” Full image available here.
Visual poetry blog H& features a wide variety of image based poems and pseudo-textual experiments. Yesterday, a video still from “Succubus Highway” was posted to the site. You can see the image here. The image includes text veering into asemic territory due to heavy video processing, but the original words read “Wherever there are ruins/lies like flames/dance across time.”
Up the Staircase Quarterly #38 is a special issue collecting audio and visual poetry. It includes my video poem “Fake History,” along with a note about the inspiration and making of the piece. You can check it out here.
Otoliths#46, the southern autumn issue, is finally live on the web. A massive collection of visual, textual and video works, the issue includes my text poem “Hashing the Input” along with a link to the “Succubus Highway” video poem, and six stills from that video piece. The stills and video incorporate a section of the text piece: “lies like flames dance across time.” You can check out the whole package here.
Early this morning, three of my poems went live onMidnight Lane Boutique: “Margin Flowers,” “Eat this History,” and “Tame Me Baudelaire.” You can read them here. As a bonus, a link to my music video “Fire Dance” is included.
Midnight Lane Boutique features outlaw poetry with a dark tone, with great visual design. Well worth exploring.