Unlikely 2.0

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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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Three Poems by Billy Cancel

Unless Fire Breather avoid fire
breather.           unless Fire Breather avoid
Stab Alley!

sins of the father make a house           a Home so investigations
begin in earnest / start at dawn,

"won't find any glass   at the bottom
of the answers:"           CASCADING WALL


(synopsis at 0500 -
exeter brooklyn           vitreous to specular
federal iceberg           8 to 4, moderate later.)

grey remote      winters spent
                                           self-assured     upon a low beige
pedestal gray remote winters
                                           spent with the assumption of
fine times ahead: full power
straight into their 'thicket
of squiggly bright lines:' Red
Paris Green Milan Composite
Overlay Red Barcelona Yellow
Berlin Powdered Ornamentals;
BLUR. low-income neighborhood. high contrast black & white. dreadful
stillness. trace presence. floating crud trajectory. for all your travel updates
this is billy cancel live from the traffic center

black implosion      within the confines      of a rose:
other things      you should know:      yesterday's gauze
reloaded:     conclusive idiot spread:     church that watch
luv;      impending bi-location same zip      you'll be both
coming to the rothschild     working the shallows     this
calendar.      kate never liked the sound      of that movie
asking "years      of silk road but      can you still feel
back through the string?"     from slow action round
recent curve      she was      well groomed half eaten.
your tale of undoing will ultimately be just another
from the lush bio-domes of los angeles a character
defaulting flooded
with ghosts firm
recollections of fair
albion all clogged
up with collage.

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Billy CancelBilly Cancel is a Charleston-based poet/performer. He has been widely published in both the US (including Lungfull! Fact-Simile, 6x6, 580 Split, Indefinite Space) as well as publications in the UK, Canada & Australia. Billy performs in the poetry/noise band Farms & self-publishes through Hidden House Press. A collection The Autobiography Of Shrewd Phil was published by Blue & Yellow Dog Press in September 2010.