Excerpt from

The Citizen

Prometheus is now chained
to a promontory
for daring to think that
the universe is limitless
and bare, held together
by rigor, with only his
random, rogue imagination
to cope with it.

Carl Rakosi at Modern American Poetry

Carl Rakosi at Poetry Dispatch

Interview with Carl Rakosi by Tom Devaney in Jacket
Offhand, I could say that there are some similarities between my poetry and some composers, for example, Satie. Satie, I feel is a little like me - a bit of a humorist, satirist, playful, at the same time very cool.

Riding the Freight Cars