Issue fifty-five Date of Publication November 1, 2019.
Individual pieces Copyright © 2019 by their respective creators

Editor: Mark Young

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This issue of Otoliths is dedicated to
Keith Kumasen Abbott, Steve Dalachinsky,
& Bill DiMichele.
All will be deeply missed.

Mark Young
In lieu of an Editorial

Lynn Strongin
Nine Poems
Nine More Poems

Guy R. Beining

Alisa Velaj
Two Poems

Kristian Patruno
Five Visuals

David Lohrey
Two Poems

Mary Kasimor
A review of rob mclennan's A halt, which is empty

Miro Sandev

Ayşegül Tözeren
A Collage Essay on Turkish visual poetry (history) 2.1

Sanjeev Sethi
Four Poems

Jürgen O. Olbrich
Four "word-works"

Flora Michèle Marin
Les Pauvres

Xe M. Sánchez
Three Poems

Jim Leftwich
An engagement with a new book by Crank Sturgeon and Marcel Herms

Stuart Wheatley & Texas Fontanella
Nine Visual Poems

Erik Fuhrer
from A TRY / ING

Mario José Cervantes
Six Visual Poems
Six More Visual Poems

Seth Howard
Three Poems

harry k stammer
Three Poems

József Bíró
Three Visuals

Jim Meirose
All Lent Near Big New Truck Stop

Keith Walker
Ten Collages

Simón Ibarra

Pete Spence
Five Poems

Jim Leftwich
Ten Visual Poems
Ten More Visual Poems
Fifteen Poems

Diana Magallón
Four Visual Pieces

J. D. Nelson
Six Poems

Kristin Garth
Teardrop Scar

Steve Dalachinsky
Five More Poems

Jim Leftwich & Steve Dalachinsky
Five Poems

John M. Bennett, Diane Keys & andrew topel
tttrrriiipppllleeesss (cont'd)

Yoko Danno & James C. Hopkins
Photo Scrolls, a – e

Peter J. King & Jude Cowan Montague
Occidental Tripping

Lael Gold

Daniel de Culla

dan raphael
Five poems

David Baptiste Chirot
Text Pieces

Fabrice B. Poussin
Five Photographs

Karl Kempton
Discourse 7: sandscapes & portraits
Cover, Dedication, & Plates 1 – 11
Plates 12-23
Plates 24-34, & Endpieces

Joe Balaz
A Visual & A Poem

Howie Good
Three Prose Poems

Piet Nieuwland
Two Prose Poems

Cleo Henry
A Particular Intimacy

Craig Cotter
Five Poems

Jesse Glass
Five Poems
Five Visual Pieces

Kenneth Rexroth
Three Columns from the San Francisco Examiner of 1964
Three More Columns from the San Francisco Examiner of 1964

Cecelia Chapman

David Greaves
Two Poems

Vera Constantineau
Mourning Meal

C. Mehrl Bennett
7 Transducted Radio Clouds

C. Mehrl Bennett & John M. Bennett
Six Pieces of Vispo

John M. Bennett
Four Poems

John M. Bennett & Jim Leftwich
Twelve Pieces of Vispo

Ben Egerton
from a is to b as c is to d

Hao Wang
Lonely Voyage

David Hawkins
Two Poems

Kit Kennedy
Five Text Poems, Two Visiblink Poems

Sean Bolton
Two Poems

Martin Edmond
Three Views of Cipangu

Jacob Kobina Ayiah Mensah
Echolocation #1 – #4

Karen Downs-Barton
Four Poems

Tom Beckett

hiromi suzuki
Saving Changes of Happiness

Keith Higginbotham
Five Poems

Bruno Neiva
Three Nods to Aram Saroyan

Elmedin Kadric
Six Visual Pieces

Vernon Frazer
Four Poems

Jeff Bagato
Two Poems, Five Pieces of Vispo

Joseph Buehler
Two Poems

Olivier Schopfer (Brompton)
Brompton (cont'd)

AG Davis
Four Text Pieces

Kyle Hemmings
I Married A Circus Life, #1 - #6

Three Poems

Dave Read
Four Poems

Clara B. Jones
A Review of Marosa di Giorgio's I Remember Nightfall

Simon Perchik
Three Poems

David J Kelly
to good to be true

Thomas Fink & Maya D. Mason
Two Poems

Thomas Fink

Paul Ilechko
Five Poems

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal
The Grass Grows

Charles Wilkinson
Four Poems

Maria Brito
Is this an emergency?

Pam Brown
Three Poems

Richard Lopez
from east sac eclogues

Keith Nunes
Road Trip Sequence + One Poem

Giuseppe Calandriello
from the L'Orbitale series

John Vieira
Seven Visuals, Three Poems

Sheila E. Murphy
Three Poems

Michael Gould

M.J. Iuppa
Two 100-word Stories

Tim Wright
Two Poems

bofa xesjum
my friend

Penelope Weiss
Two Poems

Anna Menozzi
(translated by John Martone)
Five Poems from Fiori d’Inchiostro)

Mark Staniforth
Four Concrete Sonnets

David Greenslade
Three Poems

Bob Heman

Michael O'Brien
Three Prose Poems

Tony Beyer
Two Poems

Laurie Duggan
Three Very Short & One Long Poem

Steve Gilmartin
Four Short Prose Pieces

Jeff Harrison
Two Poems

Jen Schneider
Two Prose Pieces

John Phillips
Four Poems

Carol Stetser
ex libris

Eric Hoffman
Amos 5: 8-24

Joshua Smith
A Visual

Michael Brandonisio
Two Collages & A Poem

Laura Winter
Three Poems

Richard Kostelanetz
Four Chapters from An Abstract Novel

Ptr Kozlowski
Two Poems

Marilyn Stablein
Detachables: A Photo Essay

Taofeek Ayeyemi

Anna Cates
Two Poems

Dennis Andrew S. Aguinaldo
Three Visual Pieces

Cameron Lowe
Two Poems

Joyce Parkes
Certainty's Address

Ashlee-Ann Sneller
The Girl is Otherworldly, Like Compost

John Levy
Two Poems

Cherie Hunter Day
Six Collages

Katrinka Moore
Three Visual Pieces

nick-e melville
return + EU Exit: ID document check


Otoliths would like to acknowledge the Juru People who are the traditional custodians of the land where this journal is prepared.