Marcus Slease is a (mostly) surrealist, absurdist, and fabulist writer from Portadown, N. Ireland and Utah.
His latest book is Play Yr Kardz Right (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2017).
He lives in Madrid, Spain.
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TIN HOUSE MAGAZINE
Super happy to have poems in the new Tin House. Just got my copy. Stellar feast on faith in there. Joy Williams. Anne Carson. Aimee Bender. Louise Erdrich. Lotsa goodies in there.
From my poem "Sacred Spring" in the new Tin House. A lost baby. Miscarriage. Travel. The great ships come and go.
From my poem "Baptism" in the new issue of Tin House. Visited psychologist in Portadown. Think I was six. They wanted me to draw an 8. I couldn't draw an 8. I drew two circles joined together. Over and over. Then I got baptised at 8. My foot kept coming out of the water. I can never get clean enough. Sinning is infinity.
"Eternul Sunshyne uv the Spotlus Mynd." From my new book Play Yr Kardz Right. Immigration, las vegas, circus circus, nova car, toothpicks, all-u-can-eat buffets, naked german ladies in their 80s. Etc. Available from Dostoyevsky Wannabe.