a septipartite structure investing the seven ideas of Hermogenes
The boredom of snowwhich always fallsabout your stepseach time you writethe word “flake”and language greets itsphilosophical counterpartto make up the termsthat science steals awayfrom each example.Can you thinkas far as simileallows you and thinkwhile metaphoris pushing factsinto substitutions ?Is this another wayto write about writing ?to write when outsidean idea or as a subjectwith a different directionone to whom relatingphrases to neighborhoodsby using mirrors for doorstakes you back to whereyou started ?
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Steve McCaffery is the author of over 40 books and chapbooks of poetry and criticism and his work has been translated into a dozen or so languages. A founding member of the sound poetry ensemble Four Horsemen, TRG (Toronto Research Group), Grand Satrap of the College of Canadian ”Pataphysics, and long-time resident of Toronto, he is now David Gray Professor of Poetry and Letters at the University at Buffalo.
[Steve McCaffery launches CERTAIN WORDS in Ottawa as part of his performance at the 8th annual VERSeFest, March 24, 2018]
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