Monday, August 14, 2006

we are stealing from John Sakkis...

this right here:

Brandon Brown

Now available from Cy Press!

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness-Brandon Brown


A genius lives inside this illness
living large on the residue of
laundered spirits obtained on loan
in the interest of, well, interest

when my toxins began to
articulate their feelings in
representative poetry and
rhyming quatrains didn’t I go
expect some diagnosis? Didn’t I
need some tonic / help?

Five dollars payable by check or cash to Dana Ward.
Send to--

Cy Press
c/o Dana Ward
1118 Cypress St. Apt. 3
Cincinnati, OH 45206


i am writing out a check this minute. and you should, too, because this chapbook is fucking brilliant.


i have one day off this week and have decided to write a book by midnight tonight.


maggie and i have been discussing future homes for the minor americans.... so far we both agree that NY and Philly are at the top of the list. at the bottom of my list is Chicago and at the bottom of maggie's list is San Francisco. Other States on the list are MA and NC.


one of our very good dog friends, codi ficarra, is in the process of passing. we have spent a good deal of time with her this past week and also went by this afternoon. she is looking much more peaceful today than we've seen her.

we love you codi.


Alli Warren said...

"at the bottom of maggie's list is San Francisco"


resounding boos!

minor american ii said...

i know. i know.

maybe you can help me change her mind?

Logan Ryan Smith said...

i've heard many good things about chicago, actually.

nyc or philly sound great too.

minor american ii said...

well, see. logan isn't really helping us out now... is he?

Brian Dean Bollman said...

Can't wait to read your new book!

Anonymous said...

great ..thanks for sharing.....

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