insufficiency: n; The fact that most people are incapable of bearing true freedom and are so resolute in their ability to withstand the temptation of freedom does not mean they should be deprived of the opportunity experiencing their insufficiency.

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Les Essais ... essays of Montaigne in white chalk throughout France.

Les Villes Invisibles... Nuit Blanche 2015, Bruxelles.

A l'usage de ceux qui voient, Diderot 2013, Langres
18-22 September, 2013. Langres, France.

a manifesto can be found here Not

an abrdiged version of Hell is now online.

Peindicy is available from Exile Editions

Bibliomania (some examples of what I read... and why)

excerpts from The Process and Interminables now online (manuscripts in progress)

Annotated Poem: poem from Peindicy and corresponding text from A Personal Dictionary

Oblivion (a calendar project and a catalogue of vanishing things)

Bouleversements (the re-articulation of an incoherent city)

e-books (web-based book projects)


Poetry is Disaster 


Mike Schertzer 1997 - 2016