Rachel Blau DuPlessis’s “Old News is the title for intermittently made collage-poem works organized under that rubric. One principle of their making, to date, is my use of lines from Drafts (generally from the 1990s) from poems that had been put on transparencies for projection during poetry readings. This transparency technology is now obsolete with PowerPoint, so I am reusing the lines within collages. Other principles underlying these collage-works should be clear.

body SUIT– Photograph for the Philadelphia Inquirer by Alejandro A. Alvarez – all credit from RBD.  Published Feb. 1, 2016. The Inquirer‘s caption is “An exoskeleton suit sits in a chair waiting for Sgt. Dan Rose, who was paralyzed while serving in Afghanistan, to demonstrate its use.