Time is moving fast and faster. 3 years in Spain after over 8 years in London, plus many other countries besides. The thrill of new places, like the thrill of anything, has a short lifespan, but it is still good, overall, here. Madrid was the first city, before here near
NY School Poetry
Happy to have my nomadic poetics with Lyrikline from various collections, including Rides (Blart Books) and Smashing Time (miPoesias). Translated into Polish and Danish. These poems, while nomadic, and also surreal, are also influenced by NY School poetry. Folks such as Eileen Myles, Maureen Owen. Also punk music, like The Raincoats
Poems from my ms THE SPIRIT OF THE BATHTUB. Some written in bathtubs of Poland. Some in bathtubs of Sicily. Some in bathtubs of London. part of my ongoing nomadic surrealist project. Influenced by friends and poets such as Peter Jaeger, Jeff Hilson, and Tim Atkins and NY School poets.
“Too hip for the squares and too square for the hips is a category of oblivion which increasingly threatens any artist who dares to take his own way, regardless of mass public and journalistic approval. And how could it be otherwise in a supremely tribal civilization like ours, where even
“We are two poets, Sarah Maguire (Bristol) and Marcus Slease (London) that to put it mildly are sick of traditional intellectual, stiff, PHD driven British poetry and feel obligated to do something …anything ….to make a change. “ CHECK OUT UPTIGHT! A NEW POETRY AND ARTS COMMUNITY BASED IN BRISTOL,
Erkembode (DAVID KELLY-MANCAUX) has created a saintly scroll of my poems (a minimalist version of Kerouac’s On the Road). Erkembode created the poetry scroll while working the gift shop at the British Museum. He said the till was going crazy spewing out poems instead of numbers for receipts. These poems
Ewa is making chapbooks for my Victorian toilet bowl reading with Richard Barrett this Tuesday. Drawings by David Kelly-Mancaux. The Chapbook is called IT POPS. Ewa made a chapbook a few years ago with nail varnish for the cover called Balloons. I think there is a theme. http://www.artslav.com/
http://tieryas.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/tieryas-mini-reviews-spanish-fork-by-marcus-slease/ A NICE MINI REVIEW OF SPANISH FORK CHAPBOOK. THANK YOU TIERYAS!!!