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Poetry mixtape for September 2010

Being the fifth in a series of lists of poems what I found on the webinator and liked muchly enough to share with those who would listen: Separation – Ron Hardy Steam from a bowl of oatmeal rises, dimming the

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Why do you write poetry? – Andy Jackson

I asked a bunch of poets the above question. I’ll feature their answers here each week until I run out or find more poets to answer the question… Andy Jackson says: “Why do I write poetry?  There’s no comprehensive answer. 

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About Adam

Adam Ford (that's me) is the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird (Picaro Press, 2008) and Not Quite the Man for the Job (Allen & Unwin, 1998).

I also wrote a novel called Man Bites Dog (Allen & Unwin, 2004) and a short story collection called Heroes and Civilians (self-published, 2011).

My current writing project is POEM: SPACEKNIGHT, a 79-poem sequence, posted one poem a day for 79 days, based on a 1980s comic about cyborgs fighting aliens.

contact: adamatsya@gmail.com
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DITKO ROM FTW Part of a poem and part of a sky. Not a terrible morning after all. $2 at the local library sale for two of the best dance movies I know. Peter Cottontail is fuckin' STONED.
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