This October we present to you the serial webchap CHAT: 31 days, 31 poems by Chris Martin, 31 accompanying illustrations and images by a host of wonderful individuals. CHAT is an eclogue written in consort with Cleverbot, an Artificial Intelligence program designed to satisfy the Turing Test. Todays visuals are by Rachel B. Glaser. ______________________________________________________________________________
Facts about the book.
Songs of suspicion, of time, Goldilocks trees.
We’ll be together again in a few days.
Where a mountain’s pulmonary gold slowly breathes?
I think they are bigger in Utah.
Pulverized air where trucks span the street.
What’s the street’s name?
Rachel B. Glaser studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has been drawing basketball players since she was 14. Her favorite teams are the Bulls, the Thunder, and the Grizzlies. She also received an MFA in Creative Writing from Umass-Amherst. She is the author of the short story collection “Pee On Water” and a poetry collection called “MOODS” (forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press).
Chris Martin is the author of Becoming Weather (Coffee House, 2011) and American Music (Copper Canyon, 2007). His chapbooks include enough (Ugly Duckling, 2012) and How to Write a Mistake-ist Poem (Brave Men, 2011).