Oct 22, Poetry Project
to write without any justification, carelessly
Startling wish-fulfillment poem, Vera Cruz.
Poet as yeast cell.
as simple as a glass of beer
Impressive dramatic monologue --
Focused use of image and metaphor -- also, taking or leaving image and metaphor.real shit from a canvas horse
Intense, casual dramatic insights.
-- riffing on Marshall Amplifiers -- stacks…masters, if your arms could reach
Very small units of coherency, context and perception all with an equal amount of valence recombine and build kaleidoscopically without ever losing a sharp sense of place and commentary.
Culley, like Steve Dickison, is a master of drawing information and thought out of the CD collection. You can feel the music becoming a thing as it is perceived, then as an area from which connotation occurs.
Controlled and various juxtaposition, not dream-like. More like particle physics...Where Bach wakes you up for a head count, Metallica tucks you in