Tag Archives: Charles Olson

A Reading of Projective Verse

This post has been edited to include video of the reading of the seminal Charles Olson essay Projective Verse: It was October 1995 and I had just finished lunch with Michael McClure, the day I met him. It was after … Continue reading

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PEN POPO2020 Afterword (Postcards from the Pandemic)

In years past I have taken time on the 1st of September to write my POPO afterword. If felt like a ritual to end each extended August with a meditation on what I had done, followed by a photo or … Continue reading

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Poetics as Cosmology

Poetics as Cosmology (Intro to Spontaneous Composition) A six week online (Zoom) workshop for people who have had a little experience in spontaneous poetry composition and want more. Join SPLAB and POPO Co-Founder Paul E Nelson in a lively course … Continue reading

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