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RMSYL 35: The Wonderful Focus of You by Joanne Kyger (read by Marcus Slease)

“The poetry I’m interested in most of the time is open-ended: inviting the reader to participate in the process of questioning, meaning, and everything really.”  Marcus Slease

 

Marcus Slease was born in Portadown, N. Ireland. He has lived all over the world as a teacher of English as a foreign language. Recent fiction and poetry have appeared in magazines such as: Metazen, Housefire, So and So Magazine, Spork, InDigest, Gesture, NAP, Forklift Ohio, and Little White Lies. His most recent book, Mu (dream) So (Window) was published this year by Poor Claudia. He lives in London and blogs at The House Of Zabka.

DISCUSSED: Writing Personally To Get Out Of The Straitjacket Of Self; Big Things, Little Things, Trivial Things; Nice; Reclaiming the Vernacular; What Holds A Year/Your Life Together; Echo Mess Internet; The Poem As A Mind Graph; Living In The Moment (Argh!); Daybook Poetry

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Marcus’s website: marcusslease.tumblr.com
Follow Marcus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/postpran
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/postpran
Read The Wonderful Focus of You online: http://tinyurl.com/bqh93vm
 
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