LYRIKLINE

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 and Pussy Riot. Lots ofContinue reading “LYRIKLINE”

ON A TRAIN TO EXETER SITTING BACKWARDS

A poem about David Cameron, Shoplifting at Whole Foods, Hyde Park, Jackals, KGB, Pussy Riot, The Raincoats, Hush Puppy, a homeless hamster, and a bathtub. From my book nomadic surrealist book Rides. Translated into Polish for Polish magazine Elewator. Thanks Adam Zdrodowski.  

THE CRANIUM IS A SPACE TRAVELER’S HELMET

READING FROM NEW BOOK RIDES IN MY FLAT IN EAST LONDON DOCKLANDS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obmm3xjknAc “There is only seeing and, in order to go to see, one must be a pirate” There are mashups with train rides forwards and backwards all around the U.K. Rides is part of my nomadic surrealist project. AVAILABLE OVER HERE: RIDES  Continue reading “THE CRANIUM IS A SPACE TRAVELER’S HELMET”

ALEXANDER VVEDENSKY

A READING OF THE FABULOUS RUSSIAN ABSURDIST OBERIU POET ALEXANDER VVEDENSKY’S POEM “THE JOYFUL MAN FRANZ.” https://soundcloud.com/marcus-slease/the-joyful-man-franz-by-alexander-vvedensky “pussy riot are Vvedensky’s disciples and heirs. . His principle of bad rhythm is our own” — Pussy Riot (Nadezhda Tolokonnikova;s closing statement at their trial August 2012)