a couple of e-things
tom andrews, a poet i've quoted here before, died in 2001. he published just two books of poetry in his 40 years. he was the first gen-x poet i had encountered. he was a writer of great power who included mysticism and 7/11 convenience stores in his poems. his obsessions with pop culture, comic books, punk rock, skateboarding, mirrored my own. i feel electric reading tom andrews.
now you can too. andrews' second book, the hemophiliac's motorcycle [university of iowa press; 1994] is now available as a pdf.
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mark young's brilliant magazine of 'many e-things', otoliths just went live. this journal keeps getting better and more brilliant with each issue. issue 38 is a great read with terrific textual and visual poets mix. get a gander of these concrete poems by susan connolly. good, no? nine bows to mark for his great work with his beautiful magazine.