Tag Archives: Valerie Loveland

How to Write a Letter

A text message is a broken tombstone. A telegram is written with a xylophone.   A voice mail is a disembodied head, neck entrails dangling. I could never identify what hangs from severed heads in horror movies. Are they veins … Continue reading

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Acton Police Logs (Found Poem)

At 10:11 a.m. a Nonset Path caller reported two men sleeping in a car. The men told police they had seen Harry Potter and then fallen asleep. At 2:33 p.m. police responded to a report of the Oscar Meyer Weiner … Continue reading

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I Suspect Movies Were Never Actually Silent

Silent movies refuse to tell me anything, they only dispense telegrams if communication is required. They claim they invented piano players: created the job of drowning out a film projector. Their lip words conflict with the intertitles. They wish to … Continue reading

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