from poems published in American Poetry Review 29, 4 (July/August 2000):
Silence is more than
we can handle--at least now.
It is the handle.
What sense is there to
be made of this? Or trying
to make sense of this?
Arent we getting a
way from the subject here? There
where we always were.
Cid Corman in 1995 (photo by Fran Ryan)
audio recording of a conversation with Cid Corman at the Kelly Writers House, November 19, 2001