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July 6, 2017

Out of Touch Screen

Noah Eli Gordon

About This Poem


“My daughter and my fiancée were making cookies in the kitchen. I stepped in the other room and wrote this poem. Over the course of the last year or so I’ve written over a hundred poems like this, each composed entirely on my iPhone. I wanted to see if an art dedicated to presence and immediacy might offer itself as a balm against the technology that serves otherwise to eradicate the art from both of these conditions.”
—Noah Eli Gordon


Noah Eli Gordon is the author of The Word Kingdom in the Word Kingdom (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2015). He teaches at the University of Colorado–Boulder and lives in Denver, Colorado.


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The Word Kingdom in the Word Kingdom

(Brooklyn Arts Press, 2015)

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