Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Let's Just Say This Is In Honor of National Poetry Month

Thanks to Jeremiah Walton, I have a poem up at his guest blog called "A Clip Show."

And thanks to Tina Hall, I have a poem in Van Gogh's Ear. Inhabitants of Falls Church may enjoy it.

There are also two poems of mine in Yellow Mama, for good measure.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

With Apologies to Arshile Gorky

I have a new poem up at Collective Exile, titled "The Adventures of Colonel Saturday Night." With Saturday night in the title, you know it's going to be crazy!

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sunday, April 7, 2013

When the Hard Meets the Moist

That would make a lovely titled for a volume of my poem, wouldn't it? "When the Hard Meets the Moist: Collected Poems by Ben Nardolilli 1979 - 2005." Or it could be the title of my Memoirs. "When the Hard Meets the Moist, Ben Nardolilli in Montclair, New Jersey." Either way, I'd have to clear the title with Walter Ruhlmann. His latest collection of poems from other authors (including me) is out.

MungBeing has three poems of mine about books. It's the theme of their latest issue.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Not Waving but Drowning in My Own Fears

In honor of National Poetry Month here's a poem that I wrote. You can't see it here. You have to go to Drown in My Own Fears.  In terms of genesis, this one I think I can explain. I was inspired by the Wichita Vortex Sutra. I obviously expanded on a theme form there, sort of the same way the classical composers would work off one another's opuses. It might have been a cut-up. I'm not sure. It's been a while and I've written a hell of a lot of poetry since then. Roughly 3,500 pages. Anyway, read what I've linked to and enjoy it, or be disgusted, either way be MOVED by it people.