EVAN PARKER e.g., Statements that aren’t statements (although statements is what they appear to be) but which function more as lyric questions because they are asserted so assertively that they cannot help but become questionable to any able reader who reads her own reading and responds to her own first responses with No with […]

Receipt: Poem

Receipt ‘Would you like the sea?’ I say yes, puzzled. Tamp, and another afternoon’s second coffee – she is Russian, or Ukrainian, and so I realise she said receipt. ‘I gave you a hard time earlier today,’ her Indian boss says, alongside the machine where she’s making my milk bluff. And she, ‘Not so much,’ […]