Thursday, March 4, 2010

(Ir)Rational Animals by Steven Karl

It takes an artist to paint the light loss

to see &
to for it
the shift of
that other
the way the
moves through
fingerprints upon
ribs & & lips & &
their there &
come calm now
then now then
dog blinking its
to see &
sucked still
for it
birds still
loss of
& &

Steven Karl is the author of a collaborative chapbook, State(s) of Flux, with the artist, Joseph Lappie (Peptic Robot Press) and the forthcoming chapbook, Saturday(s) (Scantily Clad Press). He lives in New York City.

(Ir)Rational Animals is a hand bound book of poems. It is printed in an edition of 74.

You'll look a lot like this reading it.

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