April 12, 2007

Peter Gizzi's the Outernationale opens with a really beautiful "if." Was trying all day to find passage from hypnosis book that was offering advice for people have trouble starting writing that suggested beginning each sentence with "if" because it generates. Might not own this book anymore because couldn't find it. Poem, "A Panic That Can Still Come Upon Me" begins: "If today and today I am calling aloud / If I break into pieces of glitter on asphalt bits of sun, the din..."

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