i. Excerpt (artist’s statement)
used a window
in the after
for more and
the new method
a small known
ii. Where There's Smoke (arrangement of Homo, 20XX)
We're getting all Rauchenberged up in here
was the first part of this mashup
on a sentence that is dubiously related, cheap and another decade.
The movement ex post minima: meta vs. meta-er vs. metallier:
I have the feeling a confabulation is all that is left.
I get to feeling of that body's decline.
iii. The Critical Economy (nude installation, 20XY)
mimicking the usual
on a lone canvas
had not touched
the hall hugging
the tiny fuchsia millstone
for you they said
Benjamin Goodney's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best New Poets 2016, Hotel Amerika, Guernica, and elsewhere. He co-founded the literary magazine Storm Cellar. He lives in St. Paul.