Thursday, February 18, 2016

new from above/ground press: the vitamins of an alphabet, by Sean Braune

the vitamins of an alphabet
Sean Braune

grope blend hilarity envelop –
an empty spinach
nest of grouper waste
I thought the blindness was the morrow
but your exposé is sorry, marry me:
exposes every hallmark
of a holiday mirror.
The abyss is looking and I like its
figment: perhaps one can                  
            admit peradventure     

gleam, the


published in Ottawa by above/ground press
February 2016
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Sean Braune’s
theoretical work has been published in Postmodern Culture, Journal of Modern Literature, Canadian Literature, symplokē, and elsewhere. His poetry has appeared in ditch, The Puritan, Rampike, and Poetry is Dead, and elsewhere. For the past three years he has been invited to speak at the graduate level at Yale University on the topic of avant-garde visual poetry. His dissertation focuses on retheorizing the semiotic sign in response to new materialist philosophies.

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