Desk/ A Specialized Division of Organization

                                                     a plastic fork

                                                                                four disposable cameras

how to personalize your desk

                                                                  april is a difficult month

                     the desk is here

                                                                             but dad is gone

                                                                                            a bed is not a desk

                                                 no dog under the desk

                                                                                dog hair

a place to put things on




Jennifer Karmin’s text-sound epic, Aaaaaaaaaaalice, was published by Flim Forum Press in 2010. She curates the Red Rover Series and is co-founder of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets across the U.S., Japan, and Kenya. A proud member of the Dusie Kollektiv, she is the author of the Dusie chapbook Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina. “Walking Poem,” a collaborative street project, is featured online at How2. At home in Chicago, Jennifer teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the public schools.

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