February 3, 2007

Spencer Selby, Twist of Address (Shearsman, 2007). 78 pages. $15.

"Section A" is a process piece that uses repeated a aliteriation while slowly going through the alphabet of a words: "Action like an actor who is adamant about adherence" (20, l.4).

"Text From My Visual Book" reads like we are peeking into Selby's noteboook (56-74):

Page 21

I think this ambivalence in art today, suspect involvement is luxury to a clean conscience. Like people turning from a world of anguish that resonates hard within possibility to make creative understood (62).



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