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Joanne Kyger

Calm & Cool Economics

I'm the World Economy
 
        and I don't WANT
 
To be stimulated
 
 
                            October 7

 
 
 
A Brisk Wind is Blowing Thoughts
Clear Through to Philip on the Phone
 
 
'The New York Times says I'm a language poet.'
'Well are you?'
'No. Of course not.'
 
'Are you a beat poet?'
'No.  I'm my own poet.'
 
'George Stanley says you're an Oregon poet.'
'Ha ha.'
 
'Do you understand what deconstruction is?'
'No.'
'Well if you don't, I won't bother to try.'
 
 
                                          May 14, 1999

 
 
Calm & Cool Economics from BLUE BOOK #1
 
A Brisk Wind is Blowing Thoughts
Clear Through to Philip on the Phone from BLUE BOOK #5

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