White Pine, a Short Sonnet Sequence, or Hitchhiking on the Road to Xanadu

The warrant of the pilgrimage lies in The heart of chaos’s incongruous jumble A thick farrago, a veritable din Out of which miraculously tumble…

Michael Boughn to the Dispatches Executive Editors, Following His Trip to California

I have to say that apart from Bird and Beckett Books, which felt like a very tiny oasis in the midst of a vast desert (like The_Lost_Patrol), San…

Dispatches to Ian Keenan, 23 January 2019 [regarding Linh Dinh]

Ian, thanks for your long note. You are a loyal friend to Linh Dinh, and your defense of him is passionate and articulate. I have a couple of things…

An open letter to Dispatches from contributing editor, Pierre Joris, 13 January 2019 [with a response from M. Boughn]

Hi Kent (& Mike, read Mike’s take on Linh Dinh. Of course excellent and accurate in the main, though I wonder about one paragraph: Linh Dinh…

Dispatch #42 – On Linh Dinh’s duplicitous, hateful rhetoric

Dispatch #42 – On Linh Dinh’s duplicitous, hateful rhetoric

Dispatches to André Spears, 4 September 2017 – on idiotic taxonomies of writing

André Several years ago when I was invited to give a reading in Rochester, I was advised to join Poets & Writers for tactical reasons. The name…

Pobiz Stock Index Update, 5 June 2016 – Wild fluctuations in ConPo sector

Canlitpo stock market up slightly on news of a massive capital investment by Griffin Industries and its venture capital arm, Circus Maximus Poetry,…