Tristan Tzara – Edward Hirsch

My favourite poem. Please read it to the end.

Painting: Aquis submersus by Max Ernst

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Tristan Tzara

by Edward Hirsch

There is no such things as a dada lecture

a manifesto is addressed to the whole world

I am opposed to every system except one

love is irrational and you are the reason

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Book-inspired art by Harland Miller

Speaking of Penguin and Phil Shaw, Harland Miller also comes to mind. Please check out his website and those category titles (you can find Ernest Hemingway under “The Macho Shit”). And here’s his work on Charles Bukowski:

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As we’re on this topic, here’s an animal poem by Charles Bukowski.

the mockingbird

by Charles Bukowski

the mockingbird had been following the cat
all summer
mocking mocking mocking
teasing and cocksure;
the cat crawled under rockers on porches
tail flashing
and said something angry to the mockingbird
which I didn’t understand.

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