397. to Tony Iovino, Rockville Centre, NY – Ghost Prod

5th in this year’s series, #397 overall (damn!) this one (like the others so far this year) vamps off Nate Mackey and goes into Runic lore. I have been using Diana L. Paxon’s book Taking Up The Runes for my daily Rune divination interpretation the last couple of months and got Uruz a couple of times in the last week, once reversed, once (today) upright. A good sign. As a Metal Ox in Chinese astrology, I am fascinated by this image. The image of the Ox. (Other cultures use cattle, water buffalo, &c.) Here tis, from 8.2.12:

About Splabman

SPLAB and Cascadia Poetry Festival founder Paul E Nelson wrote American Sentences (Apprentice House, 2015), Organic Poetry (VDM Verlag, Germany, 2008), a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, Washington, A Time Before Slaughter (Apprentice House, 2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme, Brazil, 2013). Founder of the Cascadia Poetry Festival, in 26 years of radio he interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, Brenda Hillman, George Bowering, Joanne Kyger, Jerome Rothenberg & others, including many Cascadia poets. He lives in Seattle and writes at least one American Sentence every day. https://www.paulenelson.com. Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia, he is in year five of a twenty year Cascadia Bioregional Cultural Investigation. www.CascadiaPoetryFestival.org (Oct 12-15, 2017, Tacoma, WA)

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One Response to 397. to Tony Iovino, Rockville Centre, NY – Ghost Prod

  1. These are amazing, Paul. Thanks for posting them for us.

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