Tuesday, January 6, 2009

leaf press: snow

it started snowing yesterday. and just matching the weather, a very snowy collaborate winter poem now went live in leafpress. the poem is written by about 90 poets. the complex, simple concept: each contributor sends 1 snow stanza (hereby omitting the "snow" word), and the good people at leafpress then merge everyhing into one fluent poem.

here's the link: leaf press - Snow

i am part, too, and this is my stanza:

"I peel myself out of home's warmth to go jogging after all
My breath turns to clouds in a frozen forest full of hidden birds."

and fancy, the way this year starts with a collaborate publication for me.

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