Pico manages to include his wit and humor despite all of the seriousness inside. is a polypeptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the islets of  Langerhans of the pancreas, tiny islands that regulate the metabolism of sugar in the blood. Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he now lives in Brooklyn where he co-curates the reading series Poets With Attitude (PWA) with Morgan Parker at the Ace Hotel, co-hosts the podcast Food 4 Thot, and is a contributing editor at Literary Hub. If I’d have known that was the last time I’d see his face lit at night I might have paid attention to the tall shadows. nations are always outlived by their cities. Feed. learning to pronounce taxonomies. I guess this is a dirge Tommy Pico’s Feed is a madly defiant, dreamy poem. More By and About This Author. The Poetry Center. Some things grow apart instead. I think this book could easily have been two or three book-length poems instead of just one. Helps protect like her grandmother I think if I were in a better writing place, I would think this book gave me "permission" to do something in my own writing. Says she didn’t know how to cook before she got married, that trying new dishes was a way she and her husband bonded. This is poetry that makes you sweat., Tommy Pico's Feed is the poet's most ambitious work yet. like a forest, like home it grows Feed (forthcoming from Tin House Books 2019) is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy, partly an epistolary recipe for the main character, a juke box of nourishments, and a jaunty walk through the High Line park in New York, with the lines and the stanzas and the paragraphs and the dialogue and the registers approximating the park's cultivated gardens of wildness. an amazing mixtape. — The train stopped running. Pico brews an intoxicating mix from vignettes, confessions, and a steamy infusion of slang and (sometimes too cute) plays on words. What the heck? Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. Welcome back. that thawed into a song. We drive for hours because it’s an excuse to sing (by which I mean nature’s cruelest disagreements) Reading FEED feels like receiving a meandering text message from your funniest friend, or if Twitter didn't have a character limit. It just doesn’t feel like you want to be with me.” Leo looked up at me full Eeyore face. Mango, second to the best. This book is an ode to love and language and food and what right now sounds like. He was the founder and editor in chief of birdsong, an antiracist/queer-positive collective, small press, and zine that published art and writing from 2008-2013. Into each other. Resource Information The item Feed, Tommy Pico represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Calgary Public Library. Scrape out the tomato Or a hoagie-hole? Let’s bold the buttock loaves @ Kristina’s Bernal Heights abode Sitting in yr little chair while aunties flutter about the stove, the butcher block, the cutting board. Tommy Pico's genius is present in the way he is able to catch the reader off-guard with uproariously funny lines that lead into serious philosophical quandaries, such as the difference between loneliness and being alone, or the possibility of intelligent life on other planets. Why not a stew-hole? This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. From the Winner of the Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and finalist for a Lambda, Tommy Pico's Feed is the final book in the Teebs Cycle. in the same microclimate. IRL received critical acclaim and was included on best-of-the-year lists for 2016. Feed 1st Edition by Tommy Pico (Author) From the Winner of the Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and finalist for a Lambda, Tommy Pico's Feed is the final book in the Teebs Cycle. Plants have the most complicated biochemistry in nature—it’s not explicit, their influence, but powerful as passive aggression. Keeping kids alive is some shit, I think while remembering when we’d duct-tape 40s to our palms in college.Mom does not want to be hooked up to no machines she texts Part tour diary, part tracklist, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future and all the transits between. And while this poem maintains the tone and concludes ongoing themes, it’s the most mature of the poems. Auntie goes in for dialysis. I think if I were in a better writing place, I would think this book gave me "permission" to do something in my own writing. Interstate trucking, global air travel, containerized shipping left the hanging train hanging And even there, to have engines of appetites in a city in a state in a nation in a world in a solar system in a galaxy in a universe where the only constant is change—body roll with the punches and the punch lines and the I can’t stand the rains. of our memories, like a recipe That said, it moved kind of like a Bolaño narrative, in stream of consciousness type directions - there was also uses of abbreviated wording that felt like large portions were written like a text message. I’ve long been a fan of Pico’s stream of consciousness style, even if the neverending poem kinda stressed me out but this book is very much straining at the edges of poetry with its conversations and recipes and everything else crammed in. Tommy Pico continues to be my favorite queer poetic voice and "Feed," the fourth book in his series is no exception. butterflies, and other insects. stunning, gorgeous, beautiful, perfect, funny, hot, heart wrenching, lots of existential dread about space and the void! with intention and not surrender It’s porous, like skin. I just learned how to cut: Claw hands. It fully lived up to my own internal hype. this is a spring book so i am going to re-read it in spring. We had to go derelict, Dear reader, Wild tobacco developing nicotine as a toxin to shoo away insects who feed on the leaves. Spring is a season of reconciliation, a suture THE FIRST STANZA of Tommy Pico’s Feed begins with a reflection on writer’s block. Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. breath. That said, it moved kind of like a Bolaño narrative, in stream of consciousness type directions - there was also uses of abbreviated wording that felt like large portions were written like a text message. of yr recipes is only natural. The language has confidence and the loose structure is at … Feed by Tommy Pico available in Trade Paperback on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. Excerpt from Feed | Tommy Pico. I liked the conversational aspect, and structurally the choice to have the book be a continuous poem in conversation with the reader was intriguing. about who we were together, so we could come back “I think you want to be with someone, so clearly so deep. extraterrestrial life/colonialism. about the slobbering of  heat that is the promise of spring. The plants on the High Line, in three voices, like a braid. No, it’s half a stick for the sausages, but a whole one for the tomato sauce. I thought maybe half a stick? It’s July 4th and we’ve said no One of us is the vegetables and one of us is the water. In 2017, it received the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. In this 2018 video from the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, Tommy Pico reads an excerpt from Feed (Tin House Books, 2019), the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy of book-length poems. What I wouldn’t give to see this performed! November 5th 2019 got this book in the middle of slowly tao lin's taipei; never went back! OTHER BOOKS. Butter, butter, butter, butter rockin everywhere am I rite? But quickly, I found moments where Pico's stanzas or thoughts would end on an "ooh that's clever" type of note, as in a freestyle rap, and this bolstered cheesiness. Our passage between and through the gently stalling masses like an obstacle course of bodies. Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. FEED is a book that is at once raunchy, irreverent, haunted by the contemporary moment, an. There is a perfect sense of rhythm and pace, and a quality dose of self-awareness, that build a framework well suited to allow Pico's language to take us a million places at once. I just got to enjoy it as a reader and not as a writer looking for something, and what a wild, beautiful thing that was. 78 pages. Yes, our High Line stopped running, but it didn’t go away around the city listening to the Cranberries phewww. Tommy Pico. Not all plants were meant to grow together Some of the more obvious rhyming & puns were not my style, but that isn’t to downplay or dismiss Pico’s clever weaving & placement of text. The basics are my revelation. They're both long strings of fragments, but Feed offers more stories, more continuity, more pop culture references, and more intrusions of rather predictable political commentary. I read all four pieces in Tommy Pico's Teebs Tetralogy in the past 24-hours, and I am blown away at the depth and breadth of a work that teases itself as being so surface level. Tommy Pico's genius is present in the way he is able to catch the reader off-guard with uproariously funny lines that lead into serious philosophical quandaries, such as the difference between loneliness and being alone, or the possibility of intelligent life on other planets. Our layered associations, our accidental landscape. with a shimmery wildness I gotta say, I didn’t think I’d rate this book so highly at the start. Part tour diary, part track list, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future, and all the transits between. Simple ingredients orchid the kitchen-thing: an hour among the citrus and the onions and the cucumber and the chilies, shrimps bud from sickly gray to scrumptious punky pink A truly stunning standalone, but an even more impressive conclusion to this tetralogy. “I been thinkin the same thing.” i loved! 45 of the Most Anticipated Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels of 2021. Anyway, the wedding looked gorgeous, from what I saw on Insta, I say like a Hawaiian shirt in the winter: not quite believable but go off. I tried this book right after reading his companion book Junk, which enthralled me and which I liked much better than Feed. Teebs, what an artist! Island—sugar— Tommy “Teebs” Pico is the author of Feed (2019), Junk (2018), and Nature Poem (2017), all from Tin House Books, and IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016). They told her stick a needle in the orange for practice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We’re a hole in the wall in Tijuana. Blackberry ones were the best. Pico's latest work is another stream of poetic consciousness that explores being friends with your ex, hookups, family life (and death), and the philosophies of what lies beyond Earth's orbit-- or if there's anything at all. Witty, lyrical, and generally irreverent this was a pretty solid poetry collection. This was a breathtaking ride. Like Teebs, Pico as a writer seems to have grown up. Feed (eBook) by tommy pico (Author) 15,827 Words; 84 Pages; From the Winner of the Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and finalist for a Lambda, Tommy Pico's Feed is the final book in the Teebs Cycle. I tried this book right after reading his companion book Junk, which enthralled me and which I liked much better than Feed. Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. Kärcher is a global leader in cleaning technology. I says to them around the table I says—I don’t have food stories. Poems by Tommy Pico Appeared in Poetry Magazine Feed, the final installment of the tetralogy, follows suit by exploring the concept of feeding—feeding off culture, the land, other people. Butter the bread, get yr sea salt rocks off. Insulin resistance begins when too many sugars are introduced too often into the body—the beta cells shoot their load so often the body is like, damn insulin! whew. It’s also a meditation on what it means to belong on/to this planet/universe. tips, the ham hock, the scallions, the smoked Dealing with climate change, love, aliens, and Beyonce, all in his stream-of-consciousness voice that resonates deeply with the experiences of young people, this book is remarkable for continuing the way in which Pico uses words, and the absence of them, to bring color to being a young person in 2019. Everything smells — so much food! pepper the onion—which! is decisive and precise. That’s not what you really think. Part tour diary, part tracklist, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future and all the transits between. I LOVED this book. Feed : Tommy Pico : 9781947793576 We use cookies to … The ubiquity of garlic that doesn’t also have a stretchy waistband A roux, I’ve learned tonight in this mid-city dinner party apartment tucked somewhat safely away from asthmatic LA freeways, is the mixture of butter and flour used to swell sauces and soups and Paul’s baked sage mac n cheese that I’m whisking alive like an al dente Evanescence cheese-rock bop. But as I'm basically depressed and unproductive and uncreative, it just gave me delicious language, funny jokes, and a reminder of what it's like to look for love and. Junk; Nature Poem; Irl; Buy this book. Because you see dear reader, in the garden Family to the bone. Insulin, from the Latin insula: isle down for feelings. Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is the author of Feed (2019), Junk (2018), and Nature Poem (2017), all from Tin House Books, and IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016). bakery where the dad, just after a run, bought me a coffee while I was in line and slipped me his numberwhale dies in thailand after swallowing 80 plastic bags Less lyricism, less power, less sex. “Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. We are in a pot. Walking the High Line not far from where we first met, in the seats by the popsicle stand. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is the author of Feed (2019), Junk (2018), and Nature Poem (2017), all from Tin House Books, and IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016). go wild. I also heard Tommy Pico on Commonplace and immediately loved him. I loved so much about this long poem, how he wove together place, the High Line in New York City, humor, food, and music (I had to stop and listen to each song he mentioned so it took longer to read). Cracked my first egg ever for a cooking show in Berkeley where I made a spaghetti and chard frittata to serve a boy the morning after we’ve presumably played dick-butt. as the air around me bounded are around and we’re driving on to the next planet. Portland, OR: Tin House Books, 2019. Why are you so obsessed with me? Kevin O'Rourke. on the beach brilliant as usual. Of the tetra however, this is my least favorite content-wise. Let’s get bubbling closest Tommy Pico is a genius of craft, of turning the thing on its head and exploring it from all sides, of wit, of the auditory and the visual, of somehow tackling it all at once—scarring headlines, food, extraterrestrial life, selfhood, dating, friendship, ecology, dick jokes—and somehow keeping it cohesive, smooth, stream-of-consciousness-yet-completely-polished, exhilarating, funny, and honest. He's been the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Whiting Foundation, the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Poetry Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Brooklyn Public Library. dry foliage from the previous year’s growth gives its sugars Jess pulls meat from the rib cage “Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. of the world outside us grow over us, separately— “Feed” lets sympathetic readers pretend to live, for almost 80 pages, inside Tommy Pico’s charismatic, uneasy mind. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Tin House Books. Dear reader, wherever I go. For someone who spends less and less time on Twitter, I think about Twitter a lot. Read Full Biography Quick Tags Funny, irreverent, profound. Btw why’s it called a pie-hole? This didn’t work for me but it may work for another reader so please check out other reviews. Interspersed within it all are real life news headlines that land a punch to the gut every time you see them, a reminder of what's happening in our world during our seemingly ordinary lives. Prep is so violent, right? ourselves. The water shd taste Atlantic. Rip off the shrimp tails promises. 2018. Auntie, you’ve been injecting the orange this whole time? Things get stolen. They're both long strings of fragments, but Feed offers more stories, more continuity, more pop culture references, and more intrusions of rather predictable political commentary. He’s read for New York’s iconic Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church, the KGB reading series, and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) amongst many others, and has been profiled in Fusion, Nylon, and the New Yorker. but literally two weeks ago there was a blizzard It's an epistolary recipe for the main chara… the highline as a metaphor for love lost and transformed/reborn. Cutting He was the founder and editor in chief of birdsong, an antiracist/queer-positive collective, small press, and zine that published art and writing from 2008-2013. He shakes his head and eyes into me like shards of glass. This book addresses the question of how do we love each other in the face of catastrophic climate change in a way I have not seen. day after Auntie passes That’s not prolonging life that’s extending death who is cooking who, like a late 80s Aretha Franklin song—we give ourselves up to each other. into its summer self I can’t tell Let’s get wet Pico is an important voice representing Queer, Indigenous youth today. Let’s make a dough. But as I'm basically depressed and unproductive and uncreative, it just gave me delicious language, funny jokes, and a reminder of what it's like to look for love and how hard it is to date. Wide-ranging, funny, flow-of-subconsciousness poetry. Feed by Tommy Pico, 9781947793576, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. I’ve tended to the garden We’re a country club in Durango. I read excerpts of this in Poetry Magazine (I know) and immediately loved them. This work is frenetic, irreverent, poignant, introspective, and interplanetary. Auntie’s sister goes in to get her foot cut off It fully lived up to my own internal hype. In order to see One stick, two stick, red stick, blue stick. I can feel the chili seeds We bust grown wild with Queen Anne’s Lace—I’m almost always talking to someone but almost never seeing anyone, I say as me n Leo pass through the Chelsea Market Passage and our voices bounce around the thrum of the crowd shuffling about us now. Free UK Delivery on orders over £50. a lot about stretch denim Part tour diary, part tracklist, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future and all the transits between.” Danez Smith. Dad’s hair started to fall out. Tommy "Teebs" Pico is the author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, and Junk. Explore pressure washers, steam cleaners, window vacs & more. there were some parts of that book i liked (whenever he wakes up and readjusts himself to where he is) but overall kinda a slog. FEED is a book that is at once raunchy, irreverent, haunted by the contemporary moment, and reaches for profundity at every turn. Like anyone whose culture has been scrubbed It's hopeful without sugar coating reality and, as always with Pico, equally funny and profound. plants from desiccating and freezing in the winter. Tags: Tommy Pico. The andouille sausage, the bacon Feed by Tommy Pico Timmy Pico is a queer, native American poet, living in New York City, trying to navigate the dating scene while constantly being on the road for his profession. Monica’s kid practically revs himself into the tabletop behind us in her Albany Park apartment with Popeye’s “come hither” musk wafting in through the open window. IRL is written as one long text message, drawing on the epic tradition. I was praying that I would choke to death on my own vomit so I would never have to see it again. I liked the conversational aspect, and structurally the choice to have the book be a continuous poem in conversation with the reader was intriguing. San Francisco State University. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Your pheromones have to recalibrate He was a Queer/Art/Mentors inaugural fellow, 2013 Lambda Literary fellow in poetry, 2016 Ace Hotel New York “Dear Reader” resident, 2016 Tin House summer poetry scholar, was longlisted for Cosmonauts Avenue’s inaugural poetry prize (judged by Claudia Rankine), and has poems in BOMB, Poetry magazine, Tin House, and elsewhere. So much butter. for the loss of winter and the summer’s sweaty The Resource Feed, Tommy Pico Feed, Tommy Pico. Part soundtrack featuring Beyoncé, Tears for Fears, and Aaliyah, part letter to the reader, part ode to springtime and complicated romantic love, Pico pulls us in with his irresistibly vulnerable and kaleidoscopic language. together and I forget other people We’d love your help. Death cycle interwoven with the spring. The candle light slicked across our faces like mud butt. Do not get me wrong, this collection sizzles & sears. to the future I thought we could have to imperialism but yes Tommy Pico is from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation. - Tommy Orange “Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. Refresh and try again. I tried this book right after reading his companion book Junk, which enthralled me and which I liked much better than Feed. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016), Nature Poem (Tin House Books, 2017), Junk (forthcoming 2018 from Tin House Books), the zine series Hey, Teebs and the chapbook app absentMINDR (VerbalVisual 2014). Given that Feed is Pico’s fourth book in as many years, the reflection might seem ironic. Whistle while you whisk away the rage scrunched in yr boulders. feels like a stream of consciousness, feels like texting a friend in the middle of the night, feels like coming home, DNF at p42 - I haven’t read the earlier texts in this series so please take my reading with that in mind. This didn’t work for me but it may work. Me n Becky nibble De La Rosa cookies and blast La India, art denaturing our circuit of gray matter. like fuzzy comfort Insulin The most flavorful parts are from the backseat and I’ve been thinking Delivered in headlines, texts, conversations, song lyrics, puns, rhymes, and speculation about the possibility of life on other planets, Tommy Pico’s Feed sprawls across time and this country. +1 extra year guarantee when you buy direct from Kärcher. In 2016, Pico's first book IRL was published by the small press Birds, LLC. Given the predominance of stories in Feed, it's surprising how little they reveal, but by the end one feels a bit of connection to the people who appear over and over: Pico's mother, a female friend, and a lover with which he is breaking up. Apparently imagination is the wages of dessert culture. But you can never scrub my hunger It is endlessly inventive and stays fun while bringing the heat and weight of a world we’re all helplessly watching burn down. It’s about family. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016), winner of the 2017 Brooklyn Library Literary Prize and a finalist for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Nature Poem (Tin House Books, 2017), winner of a 2018 American Book Award and finalist for the 2018 Lambda Literary Award, Junk (Tin House Books, 2018) finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Award, Feed (Tin House Books, 2019) a New … His theme on alone vs. lonely, and interspersed are the lines in all caps on social commentary. With you, I say, I’m cooking new ones. Everything’s about family if you have enough string. Get ready for some out-of-this-world reading and some insane near-realities with the science fiction and fantasy books that are catching the... To see what your friends thought of this book. Dear reader, Reading FEED feels like receiving a meandering text message from your funniest friend, or if Twitter didn't have a character limit. had to abandon the olives before shaving meat sleeves of the maroon Honda in Santa Fe 25 years ago. It took time to forget In what other context do you get to grip a knife like you do when preparing ceviche. Poetry in the Public Square: Tommy Pico’s Feed. to public sex It's an epistolary recipe for the main character, a poem of nourishment, and a jaunty walk through New York's High Line park, with the lines, stanzas, paragraphs, dialogue, and registers approximating the park's cultivated gardens of wildness. and then recreate our wilderness Leo grins wide as the High Line $15.95. Given the predominance of s. Pico brews an intoxicating mix from vignettes, confessions, and a steamy infusion of slang and (sometimes too cute) plays on words. I'm so happy I picked up IRL and continued to this grand finale book of poetry. I read excerpts of this in Poetry Magazine (I know) and immediately loved them. i guess i'm briefly reviewing taipei here since i'm not gonna finish it. Tin House, $15.95 (88p) ISBN 978-1-947793-57-6 . Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, Junk, Feed, and myriad keen tweets including “sittin on the cock of gay.” Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he now splits his time between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. 2019. reading. from its pit. and our inhibitions cranked all the way Written as an epistolary to his reader, Tommy Pico’s fourth poem-length collection, Feed, weaves and lists his alter-ego Teebs’ life in flavor layers. Pico brews an intoxicating mix from vignettes, confessions, and a steamy infusion of slang and (sometimes too cute) plays on words. Feed by Tommy Pico (Tin House) Amazon / Tin House. This book-length poem is an absolute masterpiece. alone/lonely. Part of which is Trump’s fault—one cannot write and live in the age of Trump without considering the reach and absurdity of his favorite communication platform. Dear reader, Candle light is not too poetic to mention in a poem if we say the light slicks across our faces like mud butt. to the coast and the radio is cranked all the way up Or a roe-hole? Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. Part tour diary, part tracklist, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future and all the transits between. Smash the lemons and the limes Being protective Sparklers Nations are always outlived by their cities Among the things that get eaten in Tommy Pico’s Feed: limes, smoked salmon, strawberry cake, tamales, deep fried rice, honey-flavored THC candies, flour tortilla, corn tortilla, sushi rolls, beef, scrambled eggs in chili sauce, peach gummies, edibles, frothy hot chocolate, crispy roasted grasshoppers, a communion wafer, leeks, “money, money, money,” asparagus, macaroni, Baja fish … Undigested sugar molecules rage around the blood, doing all sorts of crimes Trees of forests of families gabbing at the root. Another wonderful release from my favourite current poet. Feed Tommy Pico. Layers upon layers upon layers. I am the recipe I protect. what we would become, what we were supposed to be, we Be the first to ask a question about Feed. Shelter for birds, hibernating Part tour diary, part tracklist, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future and all the transits between. Slice open the cucumber, the onions, the chilies into smaller and smaller minces I LOVED this book. Looking forward to what’s next— as I have said before about Pico’s work, if I were teaching again, I would absolutely make room for this in a workshop. Creator . The garlic the green Dear reader, let’s make a culture! I also heard Tommy Pico on Commonplace and immediately loved him. ‎A New York Times Notable Book of the Year From the Winner of the Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and finalist for a Lambda, Tommy Pico's Feed is the final book in the Teebs Cycle. — Tommy Orange Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. “Tommy Pico’s Feed is the poet’s most ambitious work yet. The derelict railroad I see when I close my eyes He was a. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL (Birds, LLC, 2016), Nature Poem (Tin House Books, 2017), Junk (forthcoming 2018 from Tin House Books), the zine series Hey, Teebs and the chapbook app absentMINDR (VerbalVisual 2014). I look up at him while trailing off, which is becoming a pebble feature of our patter. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Part tour diary, part track list, part play, part by part Pico tops his epic run of books off with this gut-wrenching, gut-busting, gutter mouth offering of a body in lust, in isolation, in danger, in memory, in future, and all the transits between. Error rating book. Coconut was trash. Less lyricism, less power, less sex. We’re a wedding cake in Mexico City. Throughout each other. DNF at p42 - I haven’t read the earlier texts in this series so please take my reading with that in mind. 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