By Ron Silliman
Among the Age of Innocence and the Age of expertise comes The Age of Huts. This ebook brings jointly for the 1st time the entire poems in Ron Silliman's Age of Huts cycle, together with Ketjak, sundown particles, The chinese language pc, and 2197, in addition to key satellite tv for pc texts, Sitting Up, status, Taking Steps, and BART. each one poem bargains a notably varied strategy towards utilizing language to discover the area. one of many founding works of Language Poetry, The Age of Huts is set every thing, kind of actually, as each one sentence, even every one word, embarks by itself narrative, linking jointly to shape a wide polyphonic research of latest lifestyles. From Ketjak, one of many first poems to hire "the new sentence," to 2197, a serial paintings that scrambles the vocabulary and grammar of its sentences, The Age of Huts questions every thing we have now recognized approximately poetry with a view to see the realm anew.
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Lone Star Hotel. Evolution of the mailbox. Until I myself became trapped in the Bermuda Triangle of the heart. A deliberate refusal to perform the normal chores of verse. Xylophones. A kick in the coccyx for good luck. This day’s reaches features peaches. Silverfish, potato bugs. Everybody balls everybody, eventually, and nothing changes. Deliberate sentimentalism perceived as description. Calling out, as though after a large dog. His friend forgot her sandals. The map is not the territory. Tiger balm.
Weight in the line. Rhodochrosite, tourmaline. Motor city farewell. You wake in waves, each new day’s small tides of attention. The road, the rug, fading dawn moon. Analysanda and their analysantia. A field of corn, green, in a plain of dry grass. Such poems are like keystones in need of a monument. Learn the art of seizing control. Barnwood ash. They live in condos. Mention sex, fruit, candy, cities, books, the cinema, geology. Water towers with happy faces. The air in its fair layers. Jet trails between clouds would disperse.
Child’s form. The fishermen’s cormorants wear rings around their necks to keep them from swallowing, to force them to surrender their catch. Home of the curator of Africana, room in the attic, breeze of Lake Michigan turned this page. Tales from the crypt. House of red brick. Monday morning. Cowbell doorbell. In the fog I saw the great grass boats floating toward the delta. The truck had burned, now, at road’s edge, merely glowed. The word I want is Shampoo. The young children of the wife of my friend’s brother.