Sneaky peek slash preview of some poems from Play Yr Kardz Right coming soon from the fabulous indie press Dostoyevsky Wannabe. Over at Swimmer’s Club: https://www.swimmersclub.co.uk/treadingwater/play_yr_kardz_right
Play Yr Kardz Right
Excerpts from the nomadic surrealist book of poetry Play Yr Kardz Right by Marcus Slease.
I answered some questions about Why I Write over at Slow Culture. A series that continues what George Orwell started over 80 years ago. A wee promo for my upcoming book Play Yr Kardz Right from Dostoyevsky Wannabe. Very shot minimalist answers about nomadic travel, surrealism, psychedelics etc. Trying to
A wee performance at Desperate Literature Bookshop. Madrid. 14th April 2017.
I am performing with London based poet Chris Gutkind at Desperate Literature bookshop in Madrid. April 14th. Tonight two poets (one local, one not) in a wham bam double thankya mam. Chris Gutkind mostly started out in Montreal and has lived in London for many years. He worked as a
MY MARRIED TO THE MOB VEGAS MIX, IN ANTICIPATION OF MY FORTHCOMING BOOK, PLAY YR KARDZ RIGHT. THERE ARE SOME VEGAS POEMS IN THERE (THE FIRST REAL CITY OF MY AMERICAN IMMIGRATION) COMING SOON FROM INDIE PRESS DOSTOEVSKY WANNABE IN AUGUST 2017. CHECK OUT THE MIXTAPE OF MUSIC AT ASTRONAUT WIVES
https://soundcloud.com/jjmars/saint-tom Setting: A government housing estate called Coffee Hall in Milton Keynes, UK. Characters: David Bowie, Neil Diamond, the Milton Keynes Bowl, hot air balloon, a mars bar,a rocket ship, an American mall, a playground, a 10 year old boy. Plot: a ten year old boy has just found out
It is a saint day in East Madrid. The narrator learns Go Fish and King Alfred and peasants and burning cakes. The barbarians are at the gate. They learn to live simply. A true story. Is it Buddhism? Maybe! from my manuscript in progress Play Yr Kardz Right. https://player.vimeo.com/video/187478828 THE
Some hybrid fast fiction prose poems from immigrant and travel memoir: Play Yr Kardz Right. In new issue of magazine Past Simple 11: www.pastsimple.org/ps11.MSlease.html