On Generation and Corruption //
50 pp, unbound/collated
"First, this is a work meant to be heard in performance. Over 8 years in the making, this book is wrought of meticulous concern for sound and vision. Every mark, every space, and every word have received truly obesessive consideration. I have witnessed that the members of this book have been through every possible permutation of relation, creating a deceptively smooth surface. It is a pleasure to read and look at, but the depths of this book are best met in performance."
-- Kristen Gallagher
"this is a book that's not a book, tha's language worth sinking ones teeth in... that's a gift for the senses."
-- kari edwards
"Thematically, [On Generation and Corruption] centers on a small town affixed to a vast internal landscape, a rigorous plane of folds and drifts and appendages: the way North Dakota would look in July from an airplane as you plummet towards soft earth. [Terrence's] stylistic practice is closer to Hermann Broch's Death of Virgil than anything else I've hammered through in recent years (although, I also nod towards his aesthetic mentor, Gerald Burns). One of the things I admire about Terrence's poetry is its stability, its wholeness--the wind can't knock it over. The work is a wheat field of strong fonts, deliberate spaces."
-- Brandon Stosuy, PitchforkMedia.com
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