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The Royal Cities by TigerTorakio, visual art

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Trasmitting dreams from a nearby universe. Your friendly neighborhood tigerman.

Multimedia poet/artist. Author of The Ceremonial Armor of the Impostor (Weasel Press, 2019) and The Primitive Observatoy (Southern Illinois University Press 2016).



What with everything else going on in my life, I didn't read all that much this past year, and what I did read is a bonkers mishmash of stuff: https://www.goodreads.com/user/year_in_books/2022/123572459 But for what it's worth, here are a few favorites: Collaborative Experimental Work Collected Voices in the Expanded Field | ed. Andrew J. Wilt and Mike Corrao | 11:11 Press, 2020 A Kick in the Eye | ed. Tim Gaze | 2013 Poetry The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro | Fernando Pessoa | New Directions, 2020 History The Deer Cry Pavilion | Pat Barr | Macmillan, 1968 Graphic Novels Black Paradox | Junji Ito | Viz , 2022 A Frog in the Fall (and Later on) | Linnea Sterte | Peow, 2022 Love on the Other Side | Nagabe | Seven Seas, 2020 Mermaid Saga, vols. 1 and 2 | Rumiko Takahashi | Viz, 2020-21 Orochi, vols. 1 and 2 | Kazuo Umezu | Viz, 2022 The Poe Clan, vol. 2 | Moto Hagio | Fantagraphics, 2022
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2021 in Books

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Adieu, 2021, the most stressful year of my adult life. That said, I somehow managed to read a respectable number of books this year, and I'm awfully proud of this weird mixture of the ancient world, sci-fi/horror, cute animals, and the avant garde: https://www.goodreads.com/user/year_in_books/2021/123572459 My favorites: Novels: Negative Space by B.R. Yeager (2020, Apocalypse Party) Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer (2019, Picador) Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (2000, Vintage Books) Poetry (sort of): ReRites: Raw Output + Responses by David (Jhave) Johnston (2019, Anteism Books) Masterworks of Miyazawa Kenji (2002, International Foundation for the Promotion of Languages and Culture) Yi Sang Selected Works (2020, Wave Books) H of H Playbook by Anne Carson (2021, New Directions) Unclassifiable: Prelude to Transgression by M. Kitchell (2020, Inside the Castle) Rituals Performed in the Absence of Ganymede by Mike Corrao (2021, 11:11 Press) Philosophy of the Sky by Evan
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2021 has been monstrously busy, but life is finally settling into a new rhythm. I've relocated to Rhode Island for a new job that I'm really enjoying, and I'm finding more time to create. I hope to have a much more artistically productive 2022. Meanwhile, I have a new poem appearing in Tatterhood Review: "In Cryosleep (The Moon Falls on Unbelievers)" https://tatterhoodreview.com/in-cryosleep-by-gregory-kimbrell/
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Thanks for +watch :-)

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You're welcome! It's a very inspired portrait!

Thanks for the watch! Added to my devWatch! w00t! 
Oooh, and thank you for the llama! He is happy in his new home and I love him! Llama Hug 
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