Monthly Archives: February 2013

2nd review of Mechagnosis

It’s always nice when a reviewer seriously ‘gets’ what you’re doing, and I always read Charles Packer’s reviews of my books with keen interest. Indeed, without his effusive praise of my first novel ‘Ultrameta‘ I might not have kept going … Continue reading

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Poem #9 of 52

Here is the ninth poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: ARCHAEOLOGY Through all the stillborn winter days I shiver in the empty spaces where you used to wait with me … Continue reading

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Poem #8 of 52

Here is the eighth poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: ELEGY some nights you get undressed like throwing off memories discarding clothes of useless past garments of truths beginning to … Continue reading

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2 new reviews of Entanglement

Ahh… it’s boasting time again. Because I don’t have a literary agent (Yeauch!) I just have to do this sort of thing myself. Ian Hunter, reviewing my fifth novel ‘Entanglement’ over at the Horrorzine website, has described me as a … Continue reading

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Poem #7/52

Here is the seventh poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: ST. VALENTINE‚ÄôS DAY DEMOLITION the moth-eaten mattress thrown through a broken window tearing and bending and blossoming momentarily an explosion … Continue reading

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Poem #6/52

Here is the sixth poem in my 52-poem sequence (one a week) for 2013, followed by some illumination and reflection: THE LAST SOBER MAN IN GLASGOW through open tenement windows interminable football commentaries filter to the street below I pick … Continue reading

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Fur-Lined Ghettos Issue 2

Issue 2 of ‘Fur-Lined Ghettos’ magazine is out now, featuring my short story/prose piece “On Garnet Hill”. I wrote this piece maybe about 4 or 5 years ago, and have kept it aside, polishing it up from time to time … Continue reading

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