Counterpoetics | de valeurs et d’intensités

December's offering from Ceasefire's poet-in-residence Dominic Fox.

Counterpoetics, New in Ceasefire - Posted on Monday, December 5, 2011 17:09 - 0 Comments

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for life together
for yvonne, for lila
for the end of time

convivial as eight-
part harmony’s irradiant
orange and blue-violet

dazzling and abandoned
as chords of resonance
halo the strident

moloch-faced brass statue
suddenly overwhelmed with flowers

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Dominic Fox

Dominic Fox is a writer, poet and musician working in London. He has published a work of philosophy, 'Cold World: The aesthetics of dejection and the politics of militant dysphoria' (Zero Books, 2009) and a collection of poetry, 'Half Cocks' (Intercapillary Editions, 2011). He performs and records shoegazing folk-rock as "w/trem", and blackened experimental metal as "Spiral Jacobs" (an album 'Haintology' is available).

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