Jeffrey Schultz – XV. The Deaths of Birds

Jeffrey Schultz XV. The Deaths of Birds for C. G. Hanzlicek   When the realm Of the image Yields nothing more Than gore and the unendurable, And when then thereafter gore And the unendurable, Themselves become So commonplace They can no longer Be unendurable Or elicit the horror Appropriate to them, What at all couldContinue reading “Jeffrey Schultz – XV. The Deaths of Birds”

Jeffrey Schultz – XIV. Standard Notation

Jeffrey Schultz XIV. Standard Notation   Crow north Crow north Crow north By northeast Crow falls Crow-black From the sky Crow cries To darkness See you, friend, How lonely I must die?   Jeffrey Schultz’s artist statement: Title of series: Fifteen Variations on Themes from Levis. In a series of fifteen brief variations, Schultz willContinue reading “Jeffrey Schultz – XIV. Standard Notation”

Jeffrey Schultz – XIII. Local Realism

Jeffrey Schultz XII. Local Realism   Metonymy describes the figural structure Of contiguity, nearness. The metaphysics Of the figure begin the chant of their murmuring spell When contiguity, nearness, is engaged Complexly in all of its conceptual suggestiveness. Under such circumstances, the greatest distances Collapse instantaneously. And yet, One would never think of Odysseus, DrivingContinue reading “Jeffrey Schultz – XIII. Local Realism”

Jeffrey Schultz – XII. Poem No One Asked For

Jeffrey Schultz XII. Poem No One Asked For   The poem leaves the room hungry And commends to your care These following facts: The Pan-Arctic Ice-Ocean Modelling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) data for 20 Sept. 2019   Shows an average ice thickness In the Central Arctic Basin (CAB) Of 1.2 meters, thinnest in the record. TheContinue reading “Jeffrey Schultz – XII. Poem No One Asked For”

Jeffrey Schultz – XI. No Regrets

Jeffrey Schultz XI. No Regrets   Bare of birds This morning The freeway trees Cease to sway The gentle sway Of freeway trees Above idle traffic’s Low rumble and chug. Bare of birds, The freeway trees’ Stock collapses; They lose political power. And their browns then Grow browner, Their greenish-browns Browner too Until they giveContinue reading “Jeffrey Schultz – XI. No Regrets”