Ted Berrigan

RIDES

My new book is just out! YIPPPIEEE!! Started this in 2008 when I first came to London. Picked it up again in 2012 after coming back from living in Poland and Turkey. It was poems written at tube stops around London. Then poems written on the circle line in London. Finally it became poems written […]

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MY BOOK RIDES (IN THE TRADITION OF TED BERRIGAN)

“I began writing train poems on the London tube in 2008-2009. I sat there scribbling into notebooks as the train went from one stop to the next.”  I’m talkin about train poems & my process for writing Rides on H_ngm_n magazine today: http://h-ngm-n.tumblr.com/post/86997117895/this-poem-this-monster-marcus-slease It is partly inspired by Ted Berrigan’s Train Rides (picture below). Rides is […]

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Flarf in Manchester

Flarf poem plays. Ted Berrigan is in there. And Daniel Day Lewis. And Ian Paisley. And Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, a girl who loves branching, a cow’s wink, mayor Chob, Catherine Chob, Weng, a Scottish soul dancer, a golden horn, carpet trouble, chums, a Gorkha, the mole audace, Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Trieste in […]

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