City Paper (Philadelphia), January 20, 2005.
Penn Current, January 27, 2005, pp. 1, 5. Another version is here.
The selection of 14 poems written in this decade that I created for the independent Israeli magazine of experimental poetry, Hava LeHaba, has now been reproduced and translated into Dutch by the online magazine Ooteoote.
“Mu,” one of Mackey’s ongoing poems, is based on the idea of giving voice to the elders of the Dogon people of central Mali. In some “Mu” sections the elders channel the souls of disgruntled dead; they bespeak the improperly buried.
I introduce and then perform John Yau's “830 Fireplace Road,” a poem based on a sentence uttered by Jackson Pollock to explain his relationship to his painting. http://bit.ly/1EPseRc (audio: 2:39)