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Score Publications
125 B. Bay View Dr.
Mill Valley CA, 94941

28 pp., $5.00

A series of 13 "routes", with occasional sidetrips, each originating in a letter:


   Not seen since page one? "There's the erase." 
   He broke his collar-bone swimming with an abandoned 
   baby.  A pal; an ode.  A Mr. and Mrs. Van Winkle died 
   in their sleep last night in a four alarm blaze which 
   destroyed their home...

This beginning is typical of the work in this compelling book: coherent sentences juxtaposed often with little in the way of "logical" discursive relationship. The logic, however, lies in a subjective linking: one thing suggesting another, sometimes by the sound of words, sometimes by conceptual opposition. At other times one feels that perhaps a paragraph of exposition has been removed between sentences. There is a kind of deadpan surface to these texts which does not prevent them from being quite humorous at times; or eerie, or desperate, or sarcastic, or...--John M. Bennett

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This review originally appeared in TapRoot Reviews #2,
Copyright Burning Press 1993, 1995.

Contact the editor, luigi-bob drake, at Burning Press