One of her friend, WCW's, least clippity-clop, more 'elegant' and
emotionally-invested, poems, _The Young Housewife_never fails to make me
smile, especially as I wave at the neighbour, a building contractor
graduated U of Illinois with my son. He backs out of the driveway, trailer
trailing, heading to a client's unfinished house, ever awaiting the
'leisure' time to finish his own beautifully conceived, half-built home next
Thanks, Barry, for the mention of Mary Ellen Solt [surely a Hungarian
And, Candice, any of the U Penn [Solti et al] influence your work?
2008/9/20 Barry Alpert <[log in to unmask]>
> Mary Ellen Solt, perhaps best known as the editor of the now classic
> "Concrete Poetry: A
> World View", was a participant in the activities of Fluxus but also wrote
> poetry imaging
> flowers. Her book "Flowers In Concrete" can be viewed on ubuweb.
> I "scouted" what was most likely Karl Shapiro's copy of Solt's anthology
> not long ago.
> On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 16:36:46 -0700, MC Ward <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >"Flow" just strikes me as passive movement, while
> &quot;flux" is
> anything but. "Flux" uses "flow" or makes disorder of
> it, which
> yields an energy.
> >Are there two kinds of people in the world of this topic, the flowers and
> the fluxors?