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MATRYOSHKA

MATRYOSHKA


Š Jamie Townsend 2011

LRL little red leaves textile editions www.textileseries.com

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Š Jamie Townsend 2011

LRL little red leaves textile editions www.textileseries.com

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MATRYOSHKA Jamie Townsend

little red leaves 2011

MATRYOSHKA Jamie Townsend

little red leaves 2011


I.

past tone the tenuous limits in spatial geyser a resolve in pictures

O.

feathering off letters a curl a mutation undigital

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I.

past tone the tenuous limits in spatial geyser a resolve in pictures

O.

feathering off letters a curl a mutation undigital

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I.

no tinsel no soft white stars amongst the purple -in thought a backyard burns roses bier spreading transcontinental

O.

flocks of pelican unsolvable sight not train windows

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I.

no tinsel no soft white stars amongst the purple -in thought a backyard burns roses bier spreading transcontinental

O.

flocks of pelican unsolvable sight not train windows

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I.

& project always luminous forethought planned as expectations play the shifted tassels

O.

pop died annuncio eyes nowhere excepting here & there

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I.

& project always luminous forethought planned as expectations play the shifted tassels

O.

pop died annuncio eyes nowhere excepting here & there

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I.

day of finite fracture a book arrives a transit door release

O.

face wrapped in yellow silk patron not crowding periphery

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I.

day of finite fracture a book arrives a transit door release

O.

face wrapped in yellow silk patron not crowding periphery

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I.

phrasal limp metacarpals all uninsured divinations not telling the frame

O.

naked projection bread-crusts in thin soup residue giorno’s romance alternately form’d cannons of dirty books my franco-italian lineage

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I.

phrasal limp metacarpals all uninsured divinations not telling the frame

O.

naked projection bread-crusts in thin soup residue giorno’s romance alternately form’d cannons of dirty books my franco-italian lineage

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I.

rinsate voided eaves looped phrases teasing out slight imperfections --

these beetles flagged for deletion

O.

unclear signature without window time flattens fluorescent into spec sheets

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I.

rinsate voided eaves looped phrases teasing out slight imperfections --

these beetles flagged for deletion

O.

unclear signature without window time flattens fluorescent into spec sheets

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I.

must mean something for words a lateral prop a shunt — rather to watch streaming video delay in evenings

O.

sectional white light blue split by metal cubical works to ensure errors double click’d between love & good taste

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I.

must mean something for words a lateral prop a shunt — rather to watch streaming video delay in evenings

O.

sectional white light blue split by metal cubical works to ensure errors double click’d between love & good taste

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I.

(for NDB) a spur a familial exchange texted verse abstraction where concern could untangle vocables gift notes still in edit

O.

pitchblende sky slow flag leaf below lakeside database slatted view without weighting offset active spreadsheet stays ruinous observations

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I.

(for NDB) a spur a familial exchange texted verse abstraction where concern could untangle vocables gift notes still in edit

O.

pitchblende sky slow flag leaf below lakeside database slatted view without weighting offset active spreadsheet stays ruinous observations

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I.

mot juste, becoming incidental no poetaster poise no informed readings not smoking a spoken reserve lilts into ending

O.

early cambrian city stirring lone tech bubble surfaces distend to extraordinary coincidences sudden cellular leapt — phalanx

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I.

mot juste, becoming incidental no poetaster poise no informed readings not smoking a spoken reserve lilts into ending

O.

early cambrian city stirring lone tech bubble surfaces distend to extraordinary coincidences sudden cellular leapt — phalanx

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I.

surface drain alembic reoccurrence lotus notes programs of scope & timing in keystrokes felt sub-dermal termites scattering

O.

is maybe rhythm associates w/ states of ecstasy oval

coffee

stain the complex mobile remains more than expression

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I.

surface drain alembic reoccurrence lotus notes programs of scope & timing in keystrokes felt sub-dermal termites scattering

O.

is maybe rhythm associates w/ states of ecstasy oval

coffee

stain the complex mobile remains more than expression

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I.

dark bird wirelight enclosed letter thick pt. size borders across minute plastic cubes the whole story is daydream echoes quoting a line from duncan

O.

waxen accidental rush of appendages enumerates no space reason excited nerves stop thinking starts behind LCD casing

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I.

dark bird wirelight enclosed letter thick pt. size borders across minute plastic cubes the whole story is daydream echoes quoting a line from duncan

O.

waxen accidental rush of appendages enumerates no space reason excited nerves stop thinking starts behind LCD casing

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I.

reflow anagrammatic code of urban floral ‘many signs once water’ truck, cold, most fever control

O.

clogged drain marks of survival black box small talk left interstitial thru droplet requirements i love cuts to static screen shots

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I.

reflow anagrammatic code of urban floral ‘many signs once water’ truck, cold, most fever control

O.

clogged drain marks of survival black box small talk left interstitial thru droplet requirements i love cuts to static screen shots

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I.

full-contact pattern no moreso delicate hyphenation a choice mark rules overframing its vortex vox et praetera nihil / nothing moreover

O.

fiber art pictorial cross rooftops nonesuch remnant weather projections overlaid strands satellite updates bold formulations

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I.

full-contact pattern no moreso delicate hyphenation a choice mark rules overframing its vortex vox et praetera nihil / nothing moreover

O.

fiber art pictorial cross rooftops nonesuch remnant weather projections overlaid strands satellite updates bold formulations

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I.

not pine bough no thing so staid modifiers circle attempt force entry

O.

vertical slight ululations grown wild with skill set buried cellular icons unnamed

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I.

not pine bough no thing so staid modifiers circle attempt force entry

O.

vertical slight ululations grown wild with skill set buried cellular icons unnamed

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I. winnow core of breakdown door in woven striations

O. if in eyes — a label that space there could hold anything claim it don’t we remove punctuation

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I. winnow core of breakdown door in woven striations

O. if in eyes — a label that space there could hold anything claim it don’t we remove punctuation

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I. granted — given the day makes repeat offender ought to open any window

O.

there is stone relaid not mountain air

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I. granted — given the day makes repeat offender ought to open any window

O.

there is stone relaid not mountain air

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I. hieroglyphic rose -mary potato skin

tongued order for burnt palate offerings

O. not privileged surface paving preparation reverb’d gardens green light quickens palms out — forward motioning

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I. hieroglyphic rose -mary potato skin

tongued order for burnt palate offerings

O. not privileged surface paving preparation reverb’d gardens green light quickens palms out — forward motioning

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I.

polydoor syllables deepwater heroics papered artisan de-tech materials

O.

ragged road overblown snowflake chain in blue stalactite celesta

tzadik

compositions block Ibeam telescopic disturbance left

thoughtless bidden emic —

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I.

polydoor syllables deepwater heroics papered artisan de-tech materials

O.

ragged road overblown snowflake chain in blue stalactite celesta

tzadik

compositions block Ibeam telescopic disturbance left

thoughtless bidden emic —

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Jamie Townsend lives in East Kensington, Philadelphia where he is organizer of the c/c reading series, and a cofounder and editor of con/crescent (www.concrescentpress. org), a chapbook publisher & magazine focused on discursive essay / creative non-fiction. He is the author of the chapbook STRAP/HALO (Portable Press @ YoYo Labs, 2011) and recent work has appeared in various print and online publications, including Wheelhouse, Volt, Elective Affinities, Jacket2, The Poetry Project Newsletter & TRY.

.................................................................... This little red leaves textile series chapbook was lovingly sewn with a smattering of textile remnants.

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Jamie Townsend lives in East Kensington, Philadelphia where he is organizer of the c/c reading series, and a cofounder and editor of con/crescent (www.concrescentpress. org), a chapbook publisher & magazine focused on discursive essay / creative non-fiction. He is the author of the chapbook STRAP/HALO (Portable Press @ YoYo Labs, 2011) and recent work has appeared in various print and online publications, including Wheelhouse, Volt, Elective Affinities, Jacket2, The Poetry Project Newsletter & TRY.

.................................................................... This little red leaves textile series chapbook was lovingly sewn with a smattering of textile remnants.

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MATRYOSHKA by Jamie Townsend  

In sections that move between anaphora & restraint, Townsend's material poetics charge the I and O divisions that begin each poem -- compris...

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