Adele Kenny

Against the cult of personality, toward communitas

November 13, 2013
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I have a vision for readings in which everyone is welcome–in which 80 year olds and teenagers, good poets and bad poets, normatives and crazies meet on equal footing because, in the ceremony of bread, in James and Buber, your “personage” is what you leave behind when you enter the temple.

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Poem of the Week: Adele Kenny

June 21, 2013
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Like I Said

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A Grumpy Old Man Laments

February 16, 2012
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I am a “mutt,” a cut up, a clown. Clowns are trained to run the emotional registers from funny to sad, from sublime to raunchy. Clowns believe that these mixed registers provide the ontological truth of existing.

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Performance and Poetry: A Conversation with poets Adele Kenny, Tom Healy and Joe Weil

April 18, 2010
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PART 1 PART 2

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