Friday, November 6th

sounds of Mexico

Son Rompe Pera, live (“Proteus,” “FOS,”” Reina de Cumbias,” “Ay David!,” “El Palo Poste”), Mexico City, published 10/17/20




random sights

other day, Chicago


reading table

All I want
is not to be

first on one side,
then the other,

but to conjure
a stream

of sounds and images
for which I am not

and maneuver within it—

mouth and tail
one thought.

—Rae Armantrout, from “Conjure” (Conjure, 2020)