Salem 1692


  1. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett December 15, 2010 at 4:11 am .

    I&#39;ve known of John Bradley for quite a number of years, and we&#39;ve become friendly acquaintances during the past couple of years. I like his poetry, also a couple of anthologies he&#39;s compiled. (Full disclosure: one poem of mine is in one of the anthologies.)<br /><br />Have also met Ray Gonzalez several times — he teaches (last I knew) at the U. of Minnesota here in Minneapolis. Once

  2. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker December 15, 2010 at 1:09 am .

    Do you have that email? as I am working on another new book…<br /><br />The Collected Emails of Ed Baker<br /><br />which will be LULU produced just after my<br />Collected Blog Comments of Ed Baker<br /><br />NOW: I emailed you in 2006? I don&#39;t re:call much after my 2003 stroke … July 15, 2003<br /><br />and as far a &quot;corresponding&quot; with you or anyone else…. what I write

  3. Kent Johnson
    Kent Johnson December 15, 2010 at 12:58 am .

    Ed! There&#39;s no reason you would or should know me. No apologies for being out of it necessary. But are you sure you haven&#39;t fallen on your head again since 2006, or so? Because you wrote me a nice email about four years ago, telling me you liked my work and wanted to correspond with me! Or maybe you did that right after you fell on your head again. <br /><br />No matter. Either way is

  4. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker December 15, 2010 at 12:04 am .

    say Hey kent … I dropped out 100 %<br />around 1974<br /> &amp;fell on my (head] when I dropped back in..<br /> in 1998<br />so<br /><br />ALL of this is new to me the Names the Schools don&#39;t &quot;know&quot; Jim Bradley… <br /><br />either … or you, for that matter .. or does it?<br /><br />in fact<br /> my

  5. Kent Johnson
    Kent Johnson December 14, 2010 at 11:59 pm .

    Well, if it was Ray Gonzalez, then I&#39;m sure that would have been John. They&#39;ve long been good pals.

  6. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison December 14, 2010 at 11:51 pm .

    I know John&#39;s work (and agree with you about it) but have never met him. I think! There&#39;s a vague memory from way back around a poetry conference Ray Gonzalez put together in Denver back in … damn, the early 80s?

  7. Kent Johnson
    Kent Johnson December 14, 2010 at 11:41 pm .

    Bill Tremblay is a good friend of my good friend and great poet John Bradley. They have collaborated on some things before. Do you know John Bradley, Joe and Ed? One of the authentically, obscenely underrated poets in America.

  8. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker December 14, 2010 at 5:34 pm .

    HOLY &amp;SACRED CRAP, BATMAN!<br /><br />Bill Trembaly! The second or third book that I ever stole from […]<br /><br />was/is Tremblay&#39;s 1971:<br /><br />CRYING IN THE CHEAP SEATS<br /><br />which opens/unfolds with:<br /><br /> &quot;There is only one endless poem.<br /><br />In the endless poem<br />there is a house reared<br />in ecstasy whose walls are<br /><br /><br /

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