Thursday, March 27, 2008

It's not poetry, but it kicks ass

Ian Dury is my hero. I have good dreams only after I consider the possibility of being Ian Dury reincarnate. Ian Dury had a band called the Blockheads. Lucy was always calling Charlie Brown a blockhead. Charlie Brown and Ian Dury were about the same height. Ian Dury like being hit with sticks, here's proof.

I always love stumbling across things I forgot I loved. Anselm Berrigan and Marianne Moore are two of those things. If you don't already love them you should give it a shot. Berrigan is Ted Berrigan's son, and a great post-modern poet. Marianne Moore is John Milton Moore's daughter, and my favorite of all the modernists. Their books look like this:

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