the locusts & errant periods…

A Brief Guide to Flarf Poetry

flarfish 12: orientalia locust

Orientalia. In Memoriam “to go about leaping (said of the locust)” 

Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament

.”The Greek Sources of Islamic Scientific Illustrations,” archaeologic

black. Black walnut. See Walnut, black. Bottom lands …

Cotton, climate, and camels in early Islamic Iran:

A moment in:

the common locust. There are, however, other locusts, one of them

In Northern Ghana reads “Planning before work protects you 

from regret to eat up; food was locusts and wild honey and kuamlisa

 Thus the Lord God showed me: Behold, the larva of a locust. 

And he said, the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses …

He described how he saw locusts clinging to the windows.


“Read everything. If you haven’t read everything, you’ll never be able to write anything.”
— Lev Grossman

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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