Some of my surreal-absurd poems (from 2010-2014) have been translated into Polish and Danish at Lyrikline, from various collections, most especially Rides (Blart Books) and Smashing Time (miPoesias).
A selection of some of my books from small presses in last couple of years. Sometimes it is good to stop and take a glance back. Thanks Blazevox, Poor Claudia, Deadwood Press, Blart Books, miPOeasias, and Deathless Press.
Influenced by NY School poetry. Bernadette Mayer and Kenneth Koch ALSO Philip Whalen (one of my favs) Part of my Nomadic Surrealist project. free pdf here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/299099 cover painting: Grzegorz Wroblewski
thanks Steven Fowler . . . and thanks Poetry International . . and 3AM Magazine . . . smashing time
last night 15th Feb 2012
some of my poems from manuscript Smashing Time in new issue of the Norwegian magazine La Granada
reading the other night for Steven Fowler’s book release of Minimum Security Prison Dentisry at the Horse Hospital in North London. Great evening. Many fine readings !!!
My chapbook Smashing Time is now available for free (digital version). Thank you MIPOesias. This book was written shortly after returning to live in London. From 2010 to 2011. Influenced by NY School poets (Kenneth Koch, Bernadette Mayer, and Ted Berrigan mostly). Also the buddhism and writing of Philip Whalen. Also my poet friends TimContinue reading “from Smashing Time! (MIPOesias Chapbook Series)”
download for free . . . or buy print version if you so desire . . . art by Grzegorz Wroblewski poems by Marcus Slease from Smashing Time: poems from Smashing Time!
Brief Bio in sloppy joes in ear-muffs dropping coins for Dr. Pepper in the city of trailer parks in the jerks of god in a gumball machine in the Hamburger Helper in the nerf inside the unobstructed science of free donuts in Vallejo California a rock hurled from a car window the lack of snow oh on the way to Rancho camel trucking partially submerged birds a shootingContinue reading “first draft (for Smashing Time Manuscript)”