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Jim Leftwich

happening became serf visible zoo
at punctuates so failing
pimp gate ideology yes pie
narrow spotted pie rats prey
unknown zone undermined incisor saliva
murmuring brief evening well
fiesta acquire seemed topples
rose dissident when lake quadrant
talisman odds in disobedient mental
sandcastles due think contiguous
situation toothmarks traders
pica distressed faces ragged iconoclasm
deli tuna guerrilla alone quilted
melting dark mice academy
role goal especially reel improvised
anti censored penetrating properly
laughing leap silk
rapid attached rattling lost
corners oasis shining
calzone risk family curbing soluble
cats lake toasted gloom austerity
wreckage in gin and isolated avocado



became serf visible zoo became
punctuates so failing became
gate ideology yes pie became
spotted pie rats prey became
zone undermined incisor saliva became
brief evening well became
acquire seemed topples became
dissident when lake quadrant became
odds in disobedient mental became
due think contiguous became
toothmarks traders became
distressed faces ragged iconoclasm became
tuna guerrilla alone quilted became
dark mice academy became
goal especially reel improvised became
censored penetrating properly became
leap silk became
attached rattling lost became
oasis shining became
risk family curbing soluble became
lake toasted gloom austerity became
in gin and isolated avocado became



spotted pie rats prey narrow
became serf visible zoo happening
spotted pie rats prey narrow
punctuates so failing at
spotted pie rats prey narrow
gate ideology yes pie pimp
spotted pie rats prey narrow
spotted pie rats prey narrow
spotted pie rats prey narrow
zone undermined incisor saliva unknown
spotted pie rats prey narrow
brief evening well murmuring
spotted pie rats prey narrow
acquire seemed topples fiesta
spotted pie rats prey narrow
dissident when lake quadrant rose
spotted pie rats prey narrow
odds in disobedient mental talisman
spotted pie rats prey narrow
due think contiguous sandcastles
spotted pie rats prey narrow
toothmarks traders situation
spotted pie rats prey narrow
distressed faces ragged iconoclasm pica
spotted pie rats prey narrow
tuna guerrilla alone quilted deli
spotted pie rats prey narrow
dark mice academy melting
spotted pie rats prey narrow
goal especially reel improvised role
spotted pie rats prey narrow
censored penetrating properly anti
spotted pie rats prey narrow
leap silk laughing
spotted pie rats prey narrow
attached rattling lost rapid
spotted pie rats prey narrow
oasis shining corners
spotted pie rats prey narrow
risk family curbing soluble calzone
spotted pie rats prey narrow
lake toasted gloom austerity cats
spotted pie rats prey narrow
in gin and isolated avocado wreckage
spotted pie rats prey narrow



born in 1956, in Charlottesville, Va, jim leftwich is a poet and networker who lives in Roanoke, Va. he is the author of Dirt (Luna Bisonte 1995, edited by John M. Bennett), Doubt (Potes & Poets 2000 and Blue Lion 2009, both edited by Peter Ganick), Spirit Writing (Asemic Series 1998, edited by Tim Gaze), The Textasifsuch (writings from The Institute for Study and Application, in Kohoutenberg, including Ruhe Lucentezza, Retorico Unentesi, Augen Konne, Feito Zahlt, and others, Blue Lion 2005), Death Text (Books 1-6 cPress 2005, edited by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, Books 7- 9 Vugg Books 2007, edited by Jim Leftwich & Jukka-Pekka Kervinen), Six Months Aint No Sentence (Books 1 - 168, ongoing since 2011) (Books 1 - 6, White Sky Books, 2011/12, Books 7 - 30 White Sky ebooks 2012, both edited by Peter Ganick & Jukka-Pekka Kervinen), Books 1 -168 Differx Hosting@Box 2016, edited by Marco Giovenale), Found Incoherents Trash: visual poems, collages, experiments, interventions, modifications: 2001 to 2010 (TLPress 2016), and many other titles. collaborative works include Sound Dirt, with John M. Bennett (Luna Bisonte 2006), Book of Numbers, with Márton Koppány (Luna Bisonte 2011), Stories & Puzzles, with Bill Beamer (TLPress 2015), How To Dust A Bunny, with Jukka-Pekka Kervinen (cPress 2006), Fictions Deleted, with Steve Dalachinsky (Vugg Books 2007), iTopia, with Scott MacLeod (Vugg Books 2007), THR3E, with Andrew Topel (White Sky Books 2010), and Acts, with John Crouse (#s 1 - 8300, ongoing since 2002) (Volumes 1 & 2, Blue Lion Books 2007). his most recent publications, all from TLPress (2016), are 3 books of collaborative visual poetry with John M. Bennett: Dimes Vanished in the Milk; Outside A Bowling Sentence; and Loot Leaking Lake. he collaborated with John M. Bennett on BANGING THE STONE (2009, Luna Bisonte) a cd of noisic sound poetry, and in 2008 Jukka-Pekka Kervinen released Fare Ogs, a series of electronically destabilized frog songs, on his oretouKh netlabel. he has been involved in small press publishing since 1994 (editing and publishing Juxta, the early email zine Juxta/Electronic, Xtant, xtantbooks, antboo, Vugg Books, and the blogzine Textimagepoem — with, as co-editors and/or contributing editors: Ken Harris, Thomas Lowe Taylor, Chris Daniels, Michael Peters, Scott MacLeod, Andrew Topel, Tim Gaze and Jukka-Pekka Kervinen). since 2010 he has been editor and publisher of the micropress, TLPress, specializing in tacky little pamphlets, broadsides, and pdf ebooks. since 2008 he has been involved in organizing and/or documenting mail art, fluxus, sound poetry, visual poetry and noise events in Roanoke. his papers are archived in the rare books and manuscripts collection of the Ohio State University.
 
 
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