The Defiantly Large,
Mostly New York Issue
contain multitudes. A compendium of responses and riffs from The Greatest
City in the World.
more than ever, it is time for the Theater of the Absurd.
First-hand account. 'Drum Taps' for our times.
YOU AIN'T DONE NOTHIN'
A poem-essay of our times.
IS A WATERSHED?
Another poem, essaying.
A performative exegesis of our preëminent Latino superhero.
DIG THIS SCENE
A clan of fools send up even bigger ones in this play extract.
NO MORE, LADIES
The Bard set to a jazzy chanteuse. A must.
Some dirty words from a not-so-dirty, er, speaker.
Pickin' fruit and product placement. The twain met.
THEN? AND THEN
Two essays, high- and lowbrow.
CONLIN: FAT TURD?
Singer and Bill Geibler
A slice-of-life from Philly sports. Make that two slices, on a bun.
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F A L L 2 0 0 1 I S S U E 8
NEW YORK POEMS
Sensational. Step into a cow, and talk about angels.
NEW YORK POEMS
This bard plans out his beats, because he has to.
NINETIES NOIR PLUS TWO
A noir set in that now-Audenian low decade.
defiantly large Hot Shot one-shot:
TRISTAN AND ISOLDE
and operatic, a grand story reduxified.
NO NOT TO YET AGAIN
by Tony Lacavaro
they were crying. They were always crying.
THIS POET IS A FRIGGIN' MACHINE
title is this editor's blurb.
AN ELSE, A MUSICAL SHUDDER
Stevensian overtures from "the melody, beautiful Mobius rotogravure."
NOT SURREAL, FOR REAL
What the world needs now is direct statement. There, we said for you.
man knows his ABCs. Of course that's a gimme.
by Kathryn Lineberger
ALL CAPS INTERIOR DIALOGUE MAKES US LAUGH.
A breakdown of days since WTC and a non-PC one, too.
coupla more Hot Shot one-shots:
TO POPULAR BELIEF
words might never've been enjambed.
another poet's cinema study.
KARAOKE + POETRY = FUN II,
DECEMBER 18, 2001, BROOKLYN, NY