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My name is Rob Plath. I’m a 43 year old poet from NY. I have a bunch of books out, including A Bellyful of Anarchy and There’s a Fist Dunked in Blood BEating in My Chest (Epic Rites Press.) Visit Rob on the web here: http://www.robplath.com/
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Rob Plath and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
freshly mopped floors
a lit stick of sandlewood
a pot of red lentil soup on the stovetop
the cat perched on the windowsill
leonard cohen singing in the other room
the kitchen window darkening
the unwritten poem’s arrival
Jim Bennett lives near Liverpool in the UK and is the author of 63 books, including books for children, books of poetry and many technical titles on transport and examinations. His poetry collections include Drums at New Brighton (Lifestyle 1999), Down in Liverpool (CD) (Long Neck 2001), The Man Who Tried to Hug Clouds (Bluechrome 2004 reprinted 2006), Larkhill (Searle Publishing 2009) and The Cartographer / Heswall (Indigo Dreams 2012) He has won many awards for his writing and performance including 3 DADAFest awards. He has been twice nominated for the Ted Hughes Award and seven times nominated for the Pushcart Award. He is also managing editor of www.poetrykit.org Jim taught Creative Writing at the University of Liverpool and now tours throughout the year giving readings and performances of his work.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by im Bennett and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
I had sat for two days the new job
I put out a tray to hold them
they all start the same way he said
so then my desk became a place of activity
I left eventually when a three day a week
the next week the letter page