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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Kelly Writers House, Class of 1942 Garden


Please join Jack Krick and Ron Silliman and several guest readers to celebrate the work and life of the late, great David Bromige with the launch of his if wants to be the same as is: The Essential Poems of David Bromige. With Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Steve Dolph, Ryan Eckes, George Economou, Rochelle Owens, Eli Goldblatt, Tom Mandel, Chris McCreary, Ariel Reznikoff, Frank Sherlock, and Orchid Tierney.

“The self to write about the products of the self which the self tries to make as selfless as possible, in order that they may be seen to come from the true self, by involving it with & invoking it for contiguous other selves (readers). The constantly shifting perspectives of the sentences. Even a lower limit, speech, & an upper limit, song, leads instanter to song –

                                     You make me dizzy Miss Lizzie”

                                                                         - David Bromige, “My Poetry”