new Naos digital chapbook!

* naos to meet you *
* naos to see you again *

Just a quick note to share the release of my latest digital chapbook: Naos Explains Everything Via Crumbs published by Right Hand Pointing.

You may remember the persona, Naos, from my first digital chapbook with RHP, Naos: an introduction.

This time my cursi philosopher Naos (a mix of Aesop, Diogenes, & Walter Mercado) takes his habit of explaining to epic proportions.

Or rather, micro-epic proportions, as his focus is on crumbs.

Here are two excerpts from the sequence:

(ix)

the ant is Atlas under a crumb—

Atlas carries the crumb of the earth—

*

(x)

Poetry as a matter of crumbs:
hinting at the food of experience

from what little
falls behind.

*

Check out the rest of the digital chapbook here.

Happy crumbing!

José

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2 thoughts on “new Naos digital chapbook!

  1. An absolute joy. Their form reminds me of Ted Hughe’s ‘Crow’ but its bright twin. There is a purity, ingenuity, the simplicity of the crumbs, which articulate & represent so much. Just wonderful.

    1. Thank you so much, Daniel! I appreciate your thoughts on the chapbook, and moved especially that they brought joy, which is hard to come by – much easier to sing the blues, no? I hope you’re well! Abrazos, Jose

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