"chambre," "arise," "news," and "fan"


hand last
your skin left
the wall not there




fan ,of blood ,the sp
lit-up air exinhaled
,if blood were wave ,a
knife indesheathed ,is
night of c lusters ,c
lumped inside the
breeze or lumps of
talking clay ,were
hands shrunk to fists




dim hoof
black stem

one piece gravel

torn print
“mmigrant sewa”




my itch compaction fraught
was complex gun enhanced
was porkrind crumbled
in the driver's seat .frogs
and flags ,a knife im
​pellant ,face of oil
returns the stare
.bloody shirts fall through
a rain of ants it was



John M. Bennett

John M. Bennett has published over 400 books and chapbooks of poetry and other materials. He has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues. He was editor and publisher of LOST AND FOUND TIMES (1975-2005), and is Founding Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. His PhD (UCLA 1970) is in Latin American Literature. His latest books include Select Poems (Poetry Hotel Press/Luna Bisonte Prods, 2016) and The World of Burning (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2017). He is co-editor, with Geoffrey D. Smith, of two works by William S. Burroughs: Everything Lost: The Latin American Notebook of William S. Burroughs; and William S. Burroughs' “The Revised Boy Scout Manual”: An Electronic Revolution; both published by The Ohio State University Press.


Edited for Unlikely by Jonathan Penton, Editor-in-Chief
Last revised on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 21:50