20210417

Issue sixty-one Date of Publication May 1, 2021.
Individual pieces Copyright © 2021 by their respective creators

Editor: Mark Young

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Laurent Grison
Three graphic poems

Sanjeev Sethi
Two Poems

Olchar E. Lindsann
from Arthur Dies, Chronicle I, Vol. 5 (in progress)
Nine Poems

Brandstifter & Texas Fontanella
A GIANT identity

Louise Landes Levi
An interaction with Josephine Foster's No Harm Done

Linda M. Walker
Four Poems

Demosthenes Agrafiotis
4 MINOR VARIATIONS
Lawrence Ferlinghetti: a reticent World Traveler

John Bradley
Two Poems

Sarah-Jane Crowson
Three Alternative Zodiacs

Doren Robbins
A commentary on the Iron Heel Sequence

Andrew Topel
from the flows series
from the sound-off series

Clive Gresswell
i

Elaine Woo
Who/What Done It? (1 to 4)

Heller Levinson
Three Poems

Judith Skillman
Five Paintings

Jack Galmitz
"day turned to night"

Patrick Cahill
Six Poems

Cecelia Chapman & Jeff Crouch
THE ART BOOK LETTERS

Paul Dickey
Two Poems

C.S. Fuqua
Occupied

Clara B. Jones
The “Oppositional” Poetry Of Adrienne Rich and Claudia Rankine

Nicholas Alexander Hayes
Two Poems

Anna Cates
ANTIQUARIAN

Jim Meirose
Two Prose Pieces

Joann Renee Boswell
Two Poems

hiromi suzuki
Whisperings from an Abandoned Hotel

William Doreski
Five Prose Poems

Bart Plantenga
The One-Point-Five-Foot-High . . .
My First 5 Published Poems . . .

Tony Rauch
and they pushed away . . .

Pete Spence
Two Poems, Four Visuals

Ryan Quinn Flanagan
Two Poems

David Miller
Two Visual Pieces + Gospel Songs

Ian Ganassi
Three Poems

Cecelia Chapman
IN A WORD, 2021

GTimothy Gordon
Four Poems

Adam Fieled
The Witches of South Philadelphia

Jim George
Four Visuals

Gavin Lucky
from the CIA's A Study of Assassination

Joseph Salvatore Aversano
Three Poems

Guy R. Beining
Two Series

Ron Riekki
Three Poems

John McCluskey
snowdrifts

Cameron Lowe
Two Poems

Grzegorz Wróblewski
Waiting for Pufin (8 – 14)

Greg Hill
"Irrelevant / Immaterial" &
"Reiterating / Repeating"


Lynn Strongin
Nine Poems

Mary Corbin
Chasing Feinman

Josie/Jocelyn Deane
Two Prose Pieces

Isabel Gómez de Diego
Usted está aquí

Jim Leftwich
Mount Tiresias U-Turn
Mount Tiresis U-Turn (cont'd)
Mount Tiresias U-Turn (concluded)

Dave Read
More from the Asemic Notebook

Remi Seamon
Some Teresa pages from On The Road

Karl Bachmann
Two Poems

Dennis Hinrichsen
Four Poems

Nina Živančević
Four Poems

Texas Fontanella
Thirteen Pieces of Vispo

Charles Freeland
from Bad Luck Mérimée

John M. Bennett & Adam Roussopoulos
Eight Pieces of Vispo

Hazel Smith
Five Poems

George Myers, Jr.
Six Visual Pieces

Daniel F Bradley
Four Poems, Three Visuals

Peter J. King
Polyglottal Stops

Rosella Quintini
SULLA PARETE DEL TEMPO SOSPESO E OLTRE OGNI LIMITE

Mark DuCharme
Five Poems

Sreemanti Sengupta & Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Four Collages

Mary Cresswell
Two Poems

Kenneth Rexroth
Four Columns from the San Francisco Examiner of 1967
More Columns from the San Francisco Examiner of 1967

John Gallas
Four "Ethuzy-spasms"

Bob Lucky
Five Poems

Heath Brougher
Five Poems

Daniel de Culla
Ten Visuals

Nathan Whiting
Three Poems

Carol Stetser
Opera, #s 1 to 4

Mike Callaghan
Mileage

John Levy
Five Poems

Jake Goetz
Two Poems

Tony Beyer
Six Poems

Simon Perchik
A Poem

John M. Bennett
Eleven Poems
Seven Pieces of Vispo

Hugh Tribbey
Five Poems

S. K. Kelen
Three Sonnet-like Creatures from A Happening in Hades

harry k stammer
Two Tracks from tocsin

Jeff Bagato
Nine Pieces of Vispo from the Xtro Diary

Jeff Harrison
Two Poems

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal
Two Poems


Richard Kostelanetz
from Books I Didn't Write

Tim Pilgrim
Two Poems

Paul Ilechko
Four Poems

Martin Edmond
Mansions and Other Places

J. D. Nelson
Eight Poems

John Sweet
Four Poems

Megan Wildhood
All Of It, Not Clear But Solid

Aysegul Yildirim
Four Poems

Magdelawit Tesfaye
Three Drawings

Bob Kotyk
Two Poems

Elmedin Kadric
A Piece of Vispo

Michael Neal Morris
Road Home

Randee Silv
Catenary Pendulous Waves

Eric Hoffman
Translations of some very early haiku by Ozaki Hōsai

David Lohrey
Calamity

Sophia Archontis
Two Collage Poems

Sheila E. Murphy
Three Poems

Keith Nunes
Three Poems

M.J. Iuppa
In A Silent Way

jeremy witherington
the waitress

John J. Trause
Chocolate

Michael J. Leach
Three Poems

Tom Beckett
Three Poems

Alison J Barton
Two Poems

Diana Magallón
Tesselations

Mark Pirie
Three Poems

Penelope Weiss
Two Poems

Olivier Schopfer
The Mountains of Switzerland

Keith Polette
Two Haibun

Keith Higginbotham
Five Cut-up Haiku

Marilyn Stablein
Pandemic Year Two

Bob Heman
from INFORMATION

Hrishikesh Srinivas
Two Poems

Fotis Begetis & Jack Galmitz
after Tintoretto

Katrinka Moore
Spring, Summer, Fall

Sam Langer
Two Poems & Three Drawings

Paul Pfleuger, Jr
Four Poems

Michael Brandonisio
Eight Visuals

Jane Simpson
Four Poems

Cherie Hunter Day
Five Collages

Alex Glynne
Six Poems

Javant Biarujia
Translations & Pataphysical Interpretations of some Petits Poèmes en Prose by Charles Baudelaire

Stephen Nelson
Three Asemic Pieces

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