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A B-movie Love Poem

[Being the latest in a series of excerpts from my novel, Man Bites Dog, which is currently on sale at Tomely for only 99c until 23 June 2014] The sex is gentle and lucid. Last night we were breaking down

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Velocipede

[Being an excerpt from the poetry collection Not Quite the Man for the Job, on sale at Tomely for only 99c until 23 June 2014] Some say it’s unnecessary, even extravagant. But to properly experience every nuance of bike riding,

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This Gets You Sex?

[Being the latest in a series of excerpts from my novel, Man Bites Dog, which is currently on sale at Tomely for only 99c until 23 June 2014] ‘Wayne,’ he said, offering me his hand. ‘Wayne Jackson.’ ‘Steve. Steve Lydon.’

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Rush

[Being an excerpt from the poetry collection Not Quite the Man for the Job, on sale at Tomely for only 99c until 23 June 2014] The cup thunks back onto the table, empty, & the bean races through your blood,

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You said, “Don’t you go using this in One of your poems.” Consider this an apology. Read more poems from Not Quite the Man for the Job – buy it now on Tomely for the mere price of 99c!

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – Frank X. Walker

Another month, another answer, hey? This time we’re favoured by US poet Frank X. Walker, whose Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers I was fortunate enough to read earlier this year. Great stuff – powerful, political historical poetry

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Chipping In Late on Plagiarism in Poetry

Speaking of coming to things late: I know it’s two-month-old news and thus completely forgotten and assumed to be done and dusted, but I wanted to chip in quickly with some random thoughts on the recent poetry plagiarism “scandal”, which

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