Morning, Hyphen (Vagabond)

[composed 1999—2000]

Vagabond Press Rare Object Series 12/12, 2000
ISBN: n/a
Cover art by Kay Orchison

In April 1999 I travelled to New York City and attended “Where Lyric Tradition Meets Language Poetry: Innovation in Contemporary American Poetry by Women”, a conference held at Barnard College.

It was here that I unexpectedly met fellow Sydney-based poet, song-writer and musician, Kate Fagan, who was at the conference to present a paper on Lyn Hejinian.

Kate and I immediately began writing to one another, a correspondence we continue to this day.

Morning, Hyphen was written alongside Kate’s return to a new physics (Vagabond Press Rare Object Series 11/12)