photo copyright © Lisa Jarnot 1998
This poem is taken from Artificial Heart, published by Burning Deck Press, 96 pp., ISBN 1-886224-21-8. Distributors: Small Press Distribution, 1341 Seventh St., Berkeley, CA 94710, and Spectacular Diseases, 83b London Rd., Peterborough, Cambs. PE2 9BS.
Peter Gizzi was born in 1959 and grew up in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. His publications include Periplum (Avec, 1992), and the chapbooks: Hours of the Book (Zasterle, 1994) and Music for Films (Paradigm, 1992). His editing projects have included the celebrated ‘little magazine’ o-blek: a journal of language arts (1987-93), the international literary anthology the Exact Change Yearbook (1995), and The House That jack Built - the Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer (Wesleyan, 1998). He lives in Santa Cruz and teaches for the University of California.