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A Crisping of Leaves (after before Nightfall) (poems from old notebooks, Shaken by Physics)

A Crisping of Leaves (after Before Nightfall) August. You awake with Death in your throat Laughing; his nicotine yellow beard shedding, Filling, like asbestos, the spaces Between everything. You awake with Death In your throat laughing and you say Fuck … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Bride (video from Trailside Cafe show)

The Devil’s Bride Over the next few days, I’ll be posting a couple more videos from a show I did with Catherine MacLellan and Chris Gauthier at Pat and Meghann Deighan’s Trailside Cafe in Mount Stewart, PE, on this past … Continue reading

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The Place of Skulls (poems from old notebooks, 1998 or ’99)

Can’t figure out exactly when I wrote this, though I can clearly recall smirking a lot while doing so. I’ve since pilfered at least one image from it to use variations of in other poems. Ghazal for Mary Magdalene is … Continue reading

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Three poems from Mumbling Jack, the album

https://www.shoplocket.com/products/wJsDo-mumbling-jack-an-album-of-poetry Storm Poem (In the Vaulted Ceilings) There are high windows of stained glass where the Virgin sits, north-lit, numinous, one hand—half-hidden in the white-trimmed cuff of a blue robe—folded atop a scarlet cloak on her lap, the other beneath, … Continue reading

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Make Mumbling Jack Your Very Own

You could make Mumbling Jack your very own on Valentine’s Day. Tissues not included. https://www.shoplocket.com/products/wJsDo-mumbling-jack-an-album-of-poetry

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Mumbling Jack, the album is here

With a great cover design by the wonderful painter, Marie Fox. Simply click on the shoplocket link below the image to buy. $5.99 CAD. Credit card, or PayPal. https://www.shoplocket.com/products/wJsDo-mumbling-jack-an-album-of-poetry Mumbling Jack is a self-produced album of poetry by John MacKenzie. Bare bones, … Continue reading

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Mumbling Jack album of poetry available tomorrow, February 8

Album info at this link. Links to two tracks from it here and here. Text of one of the poems at the bottom of this post.

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