SIX! (No, I did not first type SEX to my dismay.) SIX poems from "The Ashbery Riff-Offs" in the new, ever-dazzling issue of OTOLITHS! You're invited to
"Witnessed in the Convex Mirror:
The Impoverished Gaze
Top Secret Clearance
The Grand Rider"
The poems' have a bit of jazz, a bit of Latin, a bit of that jerk-nitwit who killed an elephant and posed with its tail, a bit of Wall Street, some pineapples, even a bit of John Bloomberg-Rissman's dental history -- such be the resonance of John Ashbery's poetry!
Btw, I like Meghan O'Rourke's article on reading Ashbery at SLATE --