Category Archives: Experimental fiction

Cthulhu In Portland Cement, Fixed On The Page

For about ten years now I’ve been quietly thinking about writing an experimental Lovecraftian novel.  Around a year ago I began making notes and drafting short prose bits towards this project.  Until today, it’s been pretty much a secret, but … Continue reading

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America, I’m Sick Like Worms In My Belly: Two 1960s Concrete Poems and One Prose Fragment

Today I was looking through my files for a poem I wrote in 1969 and came across a couple of examples of my Concrete Poetry and an odd prose fragment.  The first of these, “ode to the sun” is missing … Continue reading

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Taunting, twisting, wretching – concrete poetry from Wraethrom Chapter 11

This concrete poem immediately follows the last image I posted from my 1960s experimental novel, Wraethrom.  Of course, this was written before the advent of home computers, all in one draft, on a typewriter, on the fly.

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Concrete Poetry: Looking Through Old Boxes of Obsolete Articles — a clipping from my novel Wraethrom

It’s been quite a while since I posted any images from Wraethrom, the experimental / concrete poetry novel I wrote in the mid- 1960s.  Here’s a bit taken from Chapter 11:  

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Enormous Vegetables Unharvested Lay Rotting Fungus Spread – Concrete Poetry from my 1960s Experimental Novel

This clipping is from chapter 10 of Wraethrom, my experimental novel written in the mid to late 1960s.  This is a mix of what I have been calling surreal prose poetry and the shaped text of concrete poetry.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Beat To Death By A Snare Drum

The clipping below from my 1960s experimental novel, WRAETHROM, is unusual in that it may be the only evidence in the book that suggests I reworked text from a first draft traditional first person past tense piece of fiction into … Continue reading

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The Gears That Move The Sun – 1960s Experimental Fiction

One more clipping from Chapter 9 of my unpublished novel, WRAETHROM.  This is part of a section of surreal prose poetry.  

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