Happy birthday, William Lessard! Celebrate by reading these two Lessard poems we published on February 10, 2019!
Facebook: 6/13/17 hyperlink as mimesis hyperlink as how we leave the body wet finger raised in an evening wind i am hyperlink i am place that is no place a nowhere now.here hyperlink as the warmth of my seat as Google Calendar reminder when i am gone hyperlink each word hyperlink each letter to the same photo bouquet hyperlink as to-do list of empire hyperlink as horizon simulation pocket cartography biometrics tracking the path each word tracks across the tongue customer serviced finger clicked hourglass turning i am hyperlink as promise as prophesy fulfilled from the valley of the palm fingers that smell of campfire night tears seared to its face hyperlink touches that space as answer we pretend not to know
William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney's, American Poetry Review, Best American Experimental Writing, Plume, and Hyperallergic. His visual work has been featured at MoMA PS1.