Really sad news on the death of Tomaž Šalamun yesterday. A short piece in memorial up on 3am magazine now http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/tomazsalamun1941-2014/
THEY ARE VERY GOOD. THEY SOMETIMES REMIND OF RICHARD BRAUTIGAN AND EVEN MORE MIKE TOPP. BUT THEY ARE NOT. THEY ARE BEN STAINTON PLUS WHO KNOWS WHAT. LOTS OF THINGS. THESE POEMS MAKE ME FEEL MORE FLUID. I LIKE FEELING FLUID. IT IS BETTER THAN FEELING SOLID. FLUIDS RULE. SOLIDS THINK THEY RULE. THEY DOContinue reading “short poems by Ben Stainton”
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http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/julia-tillinghast-akalin-how-the-strip-club/ She has spent a number of years, on and off, living in Istanbul, Turkey, and is Co-Translator of Dirty August, a selected poems of the experimental 20th-century Turkish poet Edip Cansever. This mades me very curious. I loved living in Turkey and exploring experimental Turkish poetry. Must find this Dirty August!!!
thanks Steven Fowler . . . and thanks Poetry International . . and 3AM Magazine . . . smashing time
This makes living in the U.K. worthwhile. One of my favourite living poets. He is an unforgettable reader/performer. check it!!! Poetry and interview over here. interview with British poet Jeff Hilson some sample poems from Rinker with the interview: Jeff Hilson poems from Rinker
up and ready to rock!!! Check it:Past Simple 10
3:am magazine is kickin in some fresh hot poetry . . . . check out G. Wroblewski . . . stellar as usual: http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/grzegorz-wroblewski-5-poems/