Christine Murray wrote:
> Hi, Hugh--
> Cool congrats on the Killing Ken at Loop!
> Check out Skanky Possum at
Skankypossum looks like fun and I love reading one person rip another a new
asshole. Presumably Ms Houlihan earned it?
> Dale Smith just cooked Joan Houlihan of the Boston Comment column at
> Perihelion for going off the deep end in her on-going polemic against
> (apparently her own definition of) "language poetry." You'll find it in the
> Possum Pouch page at Skanky P, if you're interested in the fray.
Perihelion? This is the thing Jennifer Ley started years ago and then left?
Okay, I HAVE to ask this even though it will make me look like a bit of a jerk
(so???). What in the world is Language (or I've seen it spelled
l-a-n-g-u-a-g-e) poetry? Why is it called that? Who are among its exponents
and why do people jump ugly with it?
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