Friday, April 25, 2014

new from above/ground press: Fifteen Problems, by Noah Eli Gordon (Images by Sommer Browning

Fifteen Problems
Noah Eli Gordon
Images by Sommer Browning

The Problem

The first person the social networking website suggests you befriend is the one most responsible for your obsessive compulsion to check for friend suggestions. This is the problem with the first person: the first person is too selfish; the second person, too accusatory; the third person—just plain distant. It’s like a train whistle without a train, this barbaric act of writing poetry after the internet.

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
April 2014
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Noah Eli Gordon and Sommer Browning live together in Denver, Colorado. Gordon’s latest book is The Year of the Rooster. Browning’s latest book is Backup Singers. Their recent collaborations include a human titled Georgia Eli Browning. The work here originally appeared in Dreginald and originally before that in Fence or maybe Lana Turner

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