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Published (sort of) : “Writing meanness like flourish”

This is very late, but I just a couple days ago I came across a poem of mine that was published back in 2008 as part of a 3,785-page, 3,164-poet anthology called Issue 1. Except when I say “poem of

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, found poetry, Me and my opinions, new ways to procrastinate, people who are nice enough to publish me, poetry, Published work, the writing process

“I Hate Correcting Somebody, But Someone Has To.”

I got an email from John Tranter about my latest “Why Do You Write Poetry?” post on The Blue Corner. From: John Tranter To: me Subject: Innumerate… and what it means. Dear Adam, I hate correcting somebody, but someone has

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, lines I wish I'd written, new ways to procrastinate, the writing process, why do you write poetry?

Scientific Shame x4.

Recently I found myself enjoying Words for Empty and Words for Full by the inestimable Bob Hicok and came across “BRCA1″ (which you can read in this .pdf extract – it’s about four poems in), a poem that makes reference

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, i would like to recommend these people's writing, Not Quite the Man for the Job, poetry, the writing process

Just hangin’

So I found myself in some pretty sweet company the other day when I was checking myself out on Google Books: No actual novels there, I notice, but it’s a fair cop I guess.

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, i would like to recommend these people's writing, reflected glory

How to Suck the Joy out of Comics

If you ever wanted something to back up the argument that academic studies of pop culture are simply ways to give people a way to intellectually justify the guilty pleasure of pop culture consumption while using a jargon-impregnated smokescreen to

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Posted in comics, crappin' on about the inconsequential, new ways to procrastinate

Rejected: Beeps, Responses and The Number Two

Last week the Age knocked back a couple of my poems: “Response”, a perhaps-a-little-obvious poem about artistic responses to terrorism, and “Second Comes Right After First”, the poem I wrote (but didn’t perform) for the Victorian final of the 2011

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I completely fail to see the connection

Except maybe this: “…now my insidious sock will bugger you first. And, if you’re filled, I’ll say nothing.” Fnar, fnar.

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential
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