Poetry. POSH LUST is about poetry that is everywhere findable, provided the bits of "everywhere" are words and provided this life is lettered. People study poetry and some read it. Poetry is a pinnacle art—as in "a small ornamental turret"—even when it's a drunk imaginary communist, or just a drunk imaginary. Kitsch makes the serious art of poetry bearable, so that poetry may become a situation where one is entertained by many an aspirational boner or becuntment in the literary field.
Louis Cabri is a teacher (of poetry, theory, and creative writing, at the University of Windsor) and critic (his writing considers work by Bruce Andrews, Ted Greenwald, Harryette Mullen, Frank O'Hara, Catriona Strang, Fred Wah, Lissa Wolsak, Ezra Pound, and Louis Zukofsky). As well, he examines poetry's "social command" propounded by Osip Brik and Vladimir Mayakovsky, and the literary nonce-word. He is the author of Posh Lust (2014), Poetryworld (2011), and The Mood Embosser (2001), one of Small Press Traffic's Poetry Books of the Year. In addition, he is the editor of The False Laws of Narrative by Fred Wah and wrote the Foreword to Flow: Poems Collected and New by Roy Miki (2019). Born in Montreal, he lives and writes in Windsor, Ontario.Author City: WINDSOR, ON CAN