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McClure’s Mephistos

In his latest book, Mephistos, Michael McClure shows how poetry is energy and how he, at age 84, continues to have the vital energy necessary for creating remarkably vibrant, touching and perceptive poems spontaneously in the hardest way to write, … Continue reading

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The Meat Reason of the Last Beat

(Download as pdf) The Meat Reason of the Last Beat: McClure’s Latihan A man writhing on the floor with his eyes closed, perhaps groaning and twisting in sunlight that pours through a window, may not be the picture you get … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Michael McClure

Michael McClure turns 80 today, October 20, 2012. A leading USAmerican poet, playwright, essayist and novelist, he was born in Kansas, but spent some of his formative years in Seattle and is considered a Black Mountain poet, a Beat poet … Continue reading

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