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Thesaurus & Other New Verse

by Michael Benedikt

[selections from a manuscript-in-progress entitled OF:]

[Last Modified 11/99 & 6/99]

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Table of Contents

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(AND A KINDER, GENTLER, SMALLER TYPEFACE)

THE THESAURUS
RINGO AND RITA
RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING
FOLONARI RED WINE
TIME IS A TOY
OF GRANNY SMITH'S APPLES
OF PANTY-LINES THAT SHOW
OF 'TURNING AWAY FROM THE WORLD'

Following are links to other pages about Benedikt's diverse work in verse, prose poetry, 20th-century poetry and theatre anthologies, translation, etc. Sites include background, earlier poems--many in updated versions--& Works-in-Progress

Selected Other Sites re Benedikt:

'Prose Poems'(medium-sized); also review from London Times discussing a book of MB prose poems, and prose poetry generally

'Prose Poems' (very brief); also Poetry Society of America interview on prose poetry & brief essay on Future of Prose Poetry

'Theatre, Film, & TV Poems'; also info on four 20th-Century Play Anthologies ed. by MB (American, French, German, and Spanish); & names of 50 modern playwrights included (many of them poet-playwrights)

'Robert Desnos: A Unique French Poet' (and playwright, too!); also translation of 3 major Desnos poems, including 'The Voice of Robert Desnos.' With basic Desnos bibliography, and list of other French poets included in Surrealist Poem Anthology ed. by MB

'Poems from Boston & Cambridge,' including selections from a work-in-progress called Transitions

Site Established 1999 & still Undergoing Construction
'The Badminton at Great Barrington,'
selections from the opening sections of a book about the joys & sorrows of love

Email: benedit1@aol.com