Two Poems by ​ Eleni Sikelianos​​

BOMB 149 Fall 2019
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Eleni Sikelianos has published ten or so books of poetry and hybrid works, most recently What I Knew (Nightboat, 2019). She is currently at work on a manuscript that traces evolutionary inventions that other animals created and we benefit from daily (such as shoulders, brought to you by amphibians).

Two Poems by Matvei Yankelevich
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from Life Poem (1969) by Bob Holman
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Spring was the melted butter.

from Some Girls Walk Into The Country They Are From by Sawako Nakayasu

Girl C is supposed to be hard at work today but she keeps missing her stops, slipping. As the train falls out of view once again, she returns to her world of desire, instead of the world of transport and commuting and punctuality. She allows herself to float into the passenger car, and her pockets empty themselves and her clothing flies off-screen as per instructions provided one hundred years ago.

One Poem by Harry Mathews
Head of Eros from Shakespeare's Sonnets 1883

What about this? Across Syrian sands the wham of Nebuchadnezzar’s / canonical trumpets presaged an unlikely partner

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BOMB 149, Fall 2019

Featuring interviews with Korakrit Arunanondchai, Antoine Catala and Dan Graham, Atelier Bow-Wow, American Artist, Jeff Bliumis, James N. Kienitz Wilkins, Rion Amilcar Scott, and Carmen Giménez Smith.

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