Puppet X

Puppet X

"Ratch seems to be working toward a new form for the long poem" - Robert Peters

"A Classic."


I know you
ladies and gentlemen

We see the near future
through you

Your factual face
as you sit indoors

In your ordinary chair

Mice run through their vision
Mice run through the plot
O la la
and memory
is a lot...

I, also
have memories

One afternoon
I was myself

Selected Works

from Any Puppet Press, designed and produced by Sherry Karver
Sequence of poems about Chairman Mao, written from Chinese posters.
Long 65 page sequence by a Puppet without a name, thus the "X" of its generation. Available on Kindle.
Sequence of poems, based on Egyptian theme
Poems from Selected Books, up to 1982
Experimental language poems
Poems mostly based on paintings. Available on Kindle.
A story of Love, Obsession, and Liberation. Available on Kindle.
The story of a one-armed boy becoming a man in a two-fisted world. Available on Kindle.
prose poems
A sequence of poems by a narrator who's been told to appraise paintings by V. Lenin, though he didn't know Lenin painted.