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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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Cold Iron Faucet: Vintage Concrete Poetry

This is from Chapter 7 of my 1960s experimental novel, Wraethrom:    

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More Clippings from 1960s Experimental Novel Wraethrom

Here’s a passage from Chapter 5 of my experimental novel Wraethrom, about the biological specimen / nature god whose name is an anagram of “Earthworm.”  It’s prose poetry most of the way but at the end shifts to realism.   … Continue reading

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Electro-Thrall Zombies Book Two Published

I’ve just published Book Two of my serial novel, Electro-Thrall Zombies.  It’s subtitled “The Revenant.”  WordPress won’t allow me to post a link to the book on Amazon, but here’s the cover: I love that photo.  I searched through literally … Continue reading

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Spangle Camel, the Diplomat of Chasms

The clipping below is part of a longer section of prose poetry from Chapter 4 of my experimental 1960s novel, WRAETHROM.  I’m not sure what to call this kind of writing: surrealism? psychedelia? comic fantasy?  It’s similar to much of … Continue reading

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A Concrete Poem from My 1960s Experimental Novel Wraethrom

Here’s a bit of simple concrete poetry in the midst of some surreal / psychedelic prose poetry, taken from Chapter 2 of my novel Wraethrom.  It goes without saying that all work that appears in this blog is copyright 2012 … Continue reading

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Concrete Poetry from Wraethrom 1960s

This book’s title, “Wraethrom”, is an anagram of the word “earthworm.”  The dissection of an earthworm in a high school science class is the central trope of the novel.  Wraethrom is a primodial nature god, the conqueror worm, or something … Continue reading

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