Flying House, The


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From the ancient to the contemporary, the personal to the literary, The Flying House is an investigation of the “relic” in the largest sense of the term. Written on-site in the Middle East and Europe, the poems inhabit a space at once contemporary and historical, in which current conflicts recall old wars and archeological artifacts rhyme with cutting-edge fashions.



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Published 25 February 2008
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TheFlyinghouse Dawn-Michelle BauDe
Edited by Jon Tompson
Edited by Jon Tompson
 Child in the Roadby Cindy Savett Vergeby Morgan Lucas Sculdt The Flying Houseby Dawn-Micelle Baude
 Physisby Nicolas Pesque, translated by Cole Swensen Puppet Wardrobeby Daniel Tiffany These Beautiful Limitsby Tomas Lisk The Washby Adam Clay
 A Map of Faringby Peter Riley Signs Followingby Ger Killeen Winter Journey[Viaggio d’inverno] by Attilio Bertolucci, translated by Nicolas Benson
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Acknowledgmentsix Fieldwork I3 Reminiscence5 Postcards From Ir)Rational Lands11 Fieldwork II21 Once Upon A Train Station (A Museum)23 [Stolen] (Remains)47 Fieldwork III65 he Beirut Poems67 Subad89 Luberon Dialogue99 Fieldwork IV107 he Flying House of Lorento109 Fieldwork V117 Notes119 About te Autor121
Grateful acknowledgment to te editors of te following pub-lications were versions of some of tese poems ave appeared: Aufgabe,Big Sky, Derivations,Feschrift for Gustaf Sobin,Sans Issue, Slope,Talisman,Traverse,andVerse.I am also grateful to Skanky Possum Press, wo publised an earlier version ofThe Beirut Poemsa capbook edition. I would also like to tank Joanne in Kyger, Alice Notley and Andrew Zawacki for encouraging tis manuscript; Anne-Selton Aaron, for logistical assistance; and especially Sally Fiscer, for supporting tis work.