break the language
sounds at dawn
-from "Conform" by William Allegrezza
Delighted to be spending time going through the manuscript of what looks to be the sixth full-length, single-author hay(na)ku book. This will be PORT LIGHT by William Allegrezza.
It’ll come on the heels of Ernesto Priego’s NOT EVEN DOGS, John Bloomberg-Rissman’s NO SOUNDS OF MY OWN MAKING as well as FLUX, CLOT & FROTH, Scott Keeney's SAPPHO DOES HAY(NA)KU, and, as a hay(na)ku derivation my own 147 MILLION ORPHANS which is an all-haybun collection. According to the Hay(na)ku Bibliography, there’s another full-length hay(na)ku collection out there in manuscript-form that came out of a visual poetry class taught by Nick Carbo at University of Miami: But I don’t think that manuscript has been published (yet). So I'm happy to see Bill come through! Hay(na)ku -- you travel the world and have staying power!
Here's another from Bill, an "on point hay(na)ku:
dance on watch
MORE DETAILS SOON!