Woods and Chalices

By Tomaz Salamun

Encouraged by means of Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the more youthful new release of yankee poets—and Woods and Chalices will safe his position within the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers. Šalamun's strengths are on demonstrate right here: innocence and obscenity, heavily allied; a good old achieve; and questions, instructions, and statements of id that problem all norms and but look uncannily wide-spread and right— “I'm molasses, don't omit that."

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Fucking with the tatra mountains, with white wine with radio antennae, I dwell off lighting I stay off ljubljana’s liberation M. S. , the signet! imprimatur: fucking with chains stacked on cushions the solar: corinthus fucking less than correct angles, with fields with the fast-turning cloud, with cinema fucking with the huge equipment: bled hiya, hello, how are you? i'm hoping you’re high quality i am hoping you’re good, welcome! bohinj: fucking with aspirin baltimore: delegates barcaiolo sul mare, fucking with buveurs d’ames that cathy barbarian could sing black is the colour, fucking the cat, the wolf, pasha who rides an elephant that we’d drink wine, bread, bask in grass round the residence se i languidi miei sguardi, take pleasure in boris’s first class certificates with fucking how, with tea at 5 with normal lifestyles, with the excitement of corporation and travels with this that I wouldn’t permit depraved humans around the threshold of my domestic simply because I stood up in solitude, as the sunlight bathed me I’d gladly die mute, pal natural because the oak We Lived in a Hut, Shivering with chilly Is the little chook torn aside via a paw? lighting fixtures turn on, no less than one juxtaposition among tree trunks. On handcarts (wheelbarrows) there are blue child luggage. An unguaranteed progress ring is left at the asphalt. The equipment with which you fatten your ears, rubbed out from sky- lighting fixtures. the opposite will comprehend all of this whilst he is taking the time. The Danube will open its graves. At Low Tide . . . At low tide the footprints are blue and that i lengthy for the sinkhole. convey me what you wrote. My poems are genitalia. Blue Wave the place you supply your fuck-crazed temper, I’m already relieved. Mantras are morbidized. They recoiled in loops at the racks, mirrored the mouth and voice of Prince Bolkonski. I consume from the flock. You contributed not anything to this. You gave after which burnished. Algae grew to become up underneath the backstay. You broke the incision. You consume the fairy story with an perspective. Like these weary menefreghisti that consume their fill of the sunlight and go to sleep on a wave. It’s demanding to maneuver the sunlight process off the retina this manner. Colombia Cats have set themselves on wings. Buttons have buttercups. Hares are gentle meat, hares are tender meat, they quiver and throng. They upward thrust the solar, really carry it on little poles planted within the sand. Water fortifies the poles in river sand. A pool vibrates otherwise from clay. It spills itself and doesn't get back rhythmically. the ocean is a warrantly and the nosy are jam-packed with adrenaline. And now? How are you? Is there additionally a membrane within the volcano alongside which the tongue glides? That which stirs the cells of reminiscence and undulates the physique and screams while the solar soaks, soaks, roasting in Iška? And at the Slopes of l. a. Paz Bushels choked with little lymphs. Paper caps of never-ending yarn. There are not any extra yards, Thursdays, orphans published in rows of 4, blind males enjoying the accordion underneath the chestnuts or on the nook of Langus and Jama.

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