Poem: Au Courant

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David Radavich

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Au Courant

Let the wires
make love together

and create
ideas

behind the desk

as nerves
enact

the brain
of our time

desiring
and searching

fingers
and eyes,

hydrozoans
swaying

and swimming
in the great ocean

of our cyber
selves

 


 

Biography

David Radavich's recent poetry collections are America Bound: An Epic for Our Time (2007), Canonicals: Love's Hours (2009), and Middle‐East Mezze (2011). His plays have been performed across the U.S., including six off‐Off‐Broadway, and in Europe. His latest books are The Countries We Live (2014) and a co-edited volume called Magic Again: Selected Poems on Thomas Wolfe (2016). He has given readings and workshops widely and served as president of the Thomas Wolfe Society and Charlotte Writers' Club. He currently is president of the North Carolina Poetry Society.

 

© 2015 David Radavich, used by permission


Technoculture Volume 5 (2015)