[Local events] FWD: Thu 10/11: Hartigan & Mutschlecner at DL

David Abel david at thetextgarage.com
Tue Oct 2 22:46:15 PDT 2012

The Switch presents
     Endi Hartigan
**    David Mutschlecner*
*    Thursday, October 11
     7:30 pm, sharp

*Division Leap <http://www.divisionleap.com/>
*211 SW 9th Avenue
     (between Burnside and Oak)


Endi Bogue Hartigan* is the author of /One Sun Storm/, which was 
selected for the 2008 Colorado Prize for Poetry, and a chapbook /out of 
the flowering ribs/ in collaboration with artist Linda Hutchins, which 
will be out this fall. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in 
/Colorado Review, Verse, Volt, Chicago Review, Pleaides, Peep/Show, 
LVNG/, and other journals. With a collective of poets she co-curates the 
Spare Room reading series, and she is a member of the collaborative 
group 13 Hats. She lives in Portland with her husband poet Patrick 
Playter Hartigan and their son.

*David Mutschlecner* is the author of four books of poetry, including 
/Sign/ and /Enigma and Light,/ both published by Ahsahta Press.  
Recently, he has had work in /New American Writing/.  Mutschlecner's 
work explores theopoetics, where poetry enters the realm of theology as 
a nondogmatic light, where theology casts its own color upon poetry.  
Mutschlecner hopes that if both are poured out, one for the other, 
perhaps a new kenosis is accomplished.  The poet lives and works in Los 
Alamos, New Mexico.


All night long
one thunderclap

Love and the demolished lot

the old St. Francis building bulldozed up
today, the last of its rubble

All night long the birth
of a child

All day long
the birth of a child

one thunderclap

& gifts to wrap
with white bows

*Endi Hartigan

I feel thy finger and find thee
touching the flute hole in my head,
the worm hole in my heart,

God shaped,
that riffs itself, coiling
into the music of some other sphere.

Come at Christmas,
come at Easter,
pinwheeled to and from my need.

*David Mutschlecner*

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