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Editors' Notes

Maria Damon and Michelle Greenblatt
Jim Leftwich and Michelle Greenblatt
Sheila E. Murphy and Michelle Greenblatt

A Visual Conversation on Michelle Greenblatt's ASHES AND SEEDS with Stephen Harrison, Monika Mori | MOO, Jonathan Penton and Michelle Greenblatt

Letters for Michelle: with work by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, Jeffrey Side, Larry Goodell, mark hartenbach, Charles J. Butler, Alexandria Bryan and Brian Kovich

Visual Poetry by Reed Altemus
Poetry by Glen Armstrong
Poetry by Lana Bella
A Eulogic Poem by John M. Bennett
Elegic Poetry by John M. Bennett
Poetry by Wendy Taylor Carlisle
A Eulogy by Vincent A. Cellucci
Poetry by Vincent A. Cellucci
Poetry by Joel Chace
A Spoken Word Poem and Visual Art by K.R. Copeland
A Eulogy by Alan Fyfe
Poetry by Win Harms
Poetry by Carolyn Hembree
Poetry by Cindy Hochman
A Eulogy by Steffen Horstmann
A Eulogic Poem by Dylan Krieger
An Elegic Poem by Dylan Krieger
Visual Art by Donna Kuhn
Poetry by Louise Landes Levi
Poetry by Jim Lineberger
Poetry by Dennis Mahagin
Poetry by Peter Marra
A Eulogy by Frankie Metro
A Song by Alexis Moon and Jonathan Penton
Poetry by Jay Passer
A Eulogy by Jonathan Penton
Visual Poetry by Anne Elezabeth Pluto and Bryson Dean-Gauthier
Visual Art by Marthe Reed
A Eulogy by Gabriel Ricard
Poetry by Alison Ross
A Short Movie by Bernd Sauermann
Poetry by Christopher Shipman
A Spoken Word Poem by Larissa Shmailo
A Eulogic Poem by Jay Sizemore
Elegic Poetry by Jay Sizemore
Poetry by Felino A. Soriano
Visual Art by Jamie Stoneman
Poetry by Ray Succre
Poetry by Yuriy Tarnawsky
A Song by Marc Vincenz


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The Viewing of the Facts Now Passed Away Is at Six O'Clock
Opposites Day, November 2009
by Tantra Bensko

This month he learned:

Hypnotic regressions
Make memories LESS accurate;

His favorite expose journalist
Is— a disinformationist;

His girlfriend
Asked him to the week-long festival
So she could learn about it from someone
In the know—— and then take another guy instead;

The Maharishi effect
was a FAKED report;

His friend who rescues
Mind control victims
Is their HANDLER;

Many people who didnít like Bush
Were disgruntled because
They thought he should be killing MORE Iraqis;

They still believe planes
Can get around all laws of physics,
Can cause the same effects
As controlled demolition,
Melt steel, implode the buildings in New York.

He learned the 7 brave airmen had been killed
who revealed that the B 52s carrying nukes sent
To Louisiana were not from some malfunction,
But on Bush's orders.
That people still are trusting what they hear
On the news. Will they believe the illusion
Behind another inside job attack
And turn against Iran?

He wants a professional disillusionist
With long black lashes
To take his flowing, red red velvet clothes
And prance about with them,
To raise his milk white arm,
And to open, with blue blue eyes of wonder,
The Cabinet of Outrageous Lies
In The House of Lucid Wakes.


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Tantra Bensko's "Opposites Day" appears regularly in Unlikely 2.0. Check out her bio page.