Announcing Golden Handcuffs Review Vol. 2. Number 23: “bless thee, bottom, bless thee! thou art translated!”

featuring Transformations from Peter Hughs,  Toby Olson, George Economu,  Hank Lazer, Joe A. Porter, Paul Pines, Jesse Glass, Alec Finlay, Ariel Resnikoff, and Robert Mittenthal and Translations (and some meditations on translating) from Ian Brinton, Norman Weinstein, Che Quianzi, Jeffrey Twitchell-Waas, Robert Arellano, and Antoine Caze.

Cover art by Andrea Auge.

For more on this issue as [ … ]

New Otoliths 45 Out with Rexroth writings, great literary works in a myriad of styles by fine writers, and “New Century Skeltonics for Jack Kerouac: a Ted Talk” by Jesse Glass

Otoliths 45 is live!  “New Century Skeltonics for Jack Kerouac: a Ted Talk”–with a new song from Shoulder-Holster’s “Empty For You–Shoulder-Holster Unplugged.”  http://the-otolith.blogspot.jp/2017/02/jesse-glass.html. is a critique of the Beat Industry which continues to churn out ‘newly discovered’ Kerouac items that add little or nothing to this fine writer’s legacy.  The latest example is the Library of [ … ]

New from The Knives Forks and Spoons Press: A Charm for Survivors; Selected Painted Books and Sequences by Jesse Glass

Please take a look at my collection of liminal–performative– texts http://www.knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk/charmforsurvivor.html .

From the back cover:

You now hold in your hand four of my “painted theaters” and you are welcome to take them home and sit in the audience undisturbed, or climb up on the stage among the gaudy props I left there and perform. There’s [ … ]

Three Pieces from ‘Nothing Epic: The Complete Gaha Noas Zorge (Babes of the Abyss)’ up at John Tranter’s Journal of Poetics Reserach, March Issue

As Jesse Glass states in the final part of the final section of the final form of the introduction:

 

‘Finally, I view the resulting

                            mixture of words

                         you now hold in your hand

as an apotropaic venture:

                                    by bending the infernal peat iron

                  of famous grimoires into [ … ]

The ‘Carroll County Anthology’ by Jesse Glass is available at Bill and Kate Lantry’s The Peacock Journal

This is a collection of dramatic monologues based on the lives of 19th century residents of Carroll County, Maryland, and historical documentation of same.  Click here to read it and many other fine issues of this great web magazine whose editors believe  in beauty in all its forms.  http://peacockjournal.com/jesse-glass-carroll-county-anthology/



Narrative Live-House Dance-Narrative-Voice Poetry With Jesse Glass AND UGADUB in TOKYO! LINK IS HERE!!!!

New narrative poetry in the style of CHARLES OLSON MEETS NARRATIVE MOTHRA: TWINS RESULT.  MANY THANKS!  HERE’S THE LINK:https://soundcloud.com/ugadub-427885321/sets/poetry-reading-session-of

Jesse Glass: Spoken words. David Hoenigman: Spoken words.

Lata Tap: Percussions. Kazuma Hyakutake: Synthesizers. Hiro Ugaya: Bass, samples and ambient sound.



Scientistic Poem (Fun For Children)

a gentleman from New Haven, Ct., lately exhibited some educational games for children.

one of them, called the “fly leaf,” is done this way:

take a sheet of writing paper, cover it on one side w/ gum mucilage;

then catch a fly, turn the fly

over on its back, [ … ]

Velocipeded (After D.G.)

s/he laughs

nods

fears to touch

little faceless wo/man

rubbed w/ black powder

drums

up from the tea leaves

of re-breath

& not be

North-teethed

gap-horsed

deer-hollowed

“eyes”

o’ slate valley

knots in nut Bosch

velocipeded

F,r,a,u, H,a,u,f,f,e


Ho to John Song (After D. G.)–To Be Sung By Several Sailors In Full Dress

see shanty:

O’ red peaks!

mountain red!!

black squiggled!!!

or

mar/k

where the (in)eye/ark

‘sea’z

a-breaking

lubber

daubber

e,e,z

(rumored o’

the sea!)

ahoy!

(rumored o’

the sea!)



Gallery of Asemic Writing from Jesse Glass

A selection of Asemic Writing by Jesse Glass is now available from Michael Jacobson at his excellent on-line website “Asemic Writing; The New Post-literate.”  Please do take a look and do not neglect to take a tour of Jacobson’s fascinating international gallery of Asemic Writers.  The link is here: http://thenewpostliterate.blogspot.jp/2016/11/7-asemic-works-from-jesse-glass.html  Every best wish, Jesse



sing!

sing

sing

uprising



Ump’s Nat’l Bithmark (after D.G.)

 

Ump’s Nat’l Birthmark (after D.G.)

1.

the

threaded

prayer to   need

 

alcohol

in the ought below

 

cries not

to ‘cry’

 

fists under

little arms

 

narrow

gown

 

starcold

 

in darkness

 

 

2.

the ump’s

nat’l

birthmark termed ‘G’

 

surname

‘song’

 

mit (Loki

to drink  von hernhutters

 

empty

as ocean

 

in sitting posture

 

white

star

(above)

line

 

3.

natal atal-atal wound

whose pampered breasts

a cigarette’s

 

extraordinary

sounds

 

curl

to

 

penetrate my zoom

 

 

4.

squeeze

cobra-

 

Mother and Nation

root

 

brew

made by God-

 

Kin

view

 

my parents’ flesh,

no other

 

5.

o,t,h,e,r,

to

 

figure the blues-black

sky

 

shuttle

over to lover

 

6.

in

the letters

 

of

market (N)

 

city

gall:

 

vi

vio

viol

violoncello

 

amber

music

 

strive for

‘charmony’

 

 

7.

amimals’

leaves

 

ground

light as

 

thieves

toucht

 

thru angles of

 

smoke of

 

wrappings