Sunday, November 27, 2005
Friday, November 25, 2005
Headline in The Evening Standard last night. I was accompanying my father home after a meal. Why should I care, I`m Canadian? If you see the goals he scored , you might get an idea. He was the Bobby Orr of football. If Bobby Orr had Alan Eagleson as his nemesis then George Best had himself. Poets! When Irving Layton dies, make sure the tributes roll in.
All I can say is this is most accurately reported in The Independent.
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
One of the best but little known poetry venues in the east end of London is: The Poet 9-11 Folgate Street in Spitalfields. Liverpool Street Tube. Monday Nights, 8-10 pm. Music, Poetry, or Comedy. All Comers Welcome. Free for those with a Bee in their Bonnets. Think the love child of Joni Mitchell and Roberto Benigni. A little Canadian ephemera too. Contact: Nick Waller 020 7613 4537. Remember: "Don`t be a fool! Taker Cool."
Thursday, November 17, 2005
The golden cock...er...el, Patrick that is..2 Volumes!!
Sunday, November 13, 2005
About the Jean Jackets. A Poem which wasn`t a poem. Why? Why not?
or at least staring at boss on job remembering the Jean Jackets
By John Stiles
I would like to thank the following people for their patience and understanding. My boss, Deb, blue jeans (and inter-office jean jacket!) After all it was you who reminded me freckles didn`t tan and carrot tops are green (and perhaps red, a shade of auburn?)
About the jean jackets I have always understood these jackets as models of authority and rebellion. It is terrific to know that you adhere to this policy in the office as well as daily life. Seeing your friend in the bar is a terriffic source of pleasure. The great thing
is that she knows you so well and I get to hear about it. However I have to say that I am thankful for the terriffic amount of time spent in meetings with you. It is just that if I say hey you old such and such I don`t think you`ll find it
funny at all so I`ll probably stub me cig'rette out in me coke, go fetch a Morning Glory muffin down to the Coffee Time.
Saturday, November 12, 2005
Andrew Copeman.. the Dr. Next Time Swinton Malfunctions?
A poet, a playboy, a man with a hurricane of a temper, where are you now? Publisher of the Polka Dot Ceiling... Lovely, lovely...
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
**NEW REVIEW: MONK`S SOUP? FRUIT BOWL? POET: A.J. LEVIN!!**
Sunday, November 06, 2005
Some thoughts and a Musical Interlude...3 More Reviews to go...
'The problem of course is that I am Canadian, we aren`t allowed to be nasty.'
'Canadians? Nice? How is this possible? We have the same climate as the Russians.'