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Strider Marcus Jones Poet

My poetry and prose poems..mythical and modern, real and metaphysical.

Delighted to have six poems in A New Ulster Issue 49. Thankye editor – Amos Greig http://issuu.com/amosgreig/docs/a_new_ulster_49?e=13419764/39350466

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The Secret Self by Strider Marcus Jones

In Between Hangovers

go on, fly
in cobolt sky
doing things you can’t say
random anyway-
out of sounds and words
above the hounds and herds.

see beyond
cold concrete stood on clay,
inside absurd wronged
images dismay-
and cast off doubt about
the mask we wear without:

for what is self-
displayed to others on a shelf
to touch and read the label,
or buy and taste with pleasure on feasts table-
while holding back
the secret self, for someone we lack.

Strider Marcus Jones Strider Marcus Jones – is a poet, law graduate and ex civil servant from Salford, England with proud Celtic roots in Ireland and Wales. A member of The Poetry Society, his five published books of poetry http//www.lulu.com/spotlight/stridermarcusj…. reveal a maverick moving between forests, mountains, cities and coasts playing his saxophone and clarinet in warm solitude. His poetry has been published in the USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Wales, France, Spain, India…

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A Ten Question Interview With The Artist… Strider Marcus Jones

Why do you write? I like the company of people but prefer solitude. I like to listen to people talk, the way they see it and say it. Poetry is real life actions and their chain of consequences, mat…

Source: A Ten Question Interview With The Artist… Strider Marcus Jones

Delighted to have 5 of my poems featured in http://www.theindiefolkmusicreview.com/poetry-cafe-magazine/

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Inside Out by Strider Marcus Jones https://inbetweenhangovers.wordpress.com/2016/09/02/inside-out-by-strider-marcus-jones/

 

the soft scent thought and taste, inside out of you, is more meant face to face, formed out of knowings new. the when and wait of it phase and age can’t brown, set to the fate of it time tick…

Source: Inside Out by Strider Marcus Jones

Midnight Bouquet by Strider Marcus Jones https://youronephonecall.wordpress.com/2016/08/31/midnight-bouquet-by-strider-marcus-jones/

i lay still watching her my desire and delight while she covered my cock in chocolate with soft silent strokes- like Modigliani painting a nude. my fingers glistened in the lamps gloaming light wit…

Source: Midnight Bouquet by Strider Marcus Jones

Chuffed to have a poem in the latest issue of Long Exposure Magazine Issue 3, July 2016 https://www.joomag.com/magazine/long-exposure-magazine-issue-3-july-2016/0977137001439977717?short

Long Exposure Magazine Issue 3, July 2016-Poem-Come And See by Strider Marcus Jones

Come And See by Strider Marcus Jones (Marcus Jones) on page 48

https://www.joomag.com/magazine/long-exposure-magazine-issue-3-july-2016/0977137001439977717?short

 

 

Chuffed to have 3 poems in the 2015 Soul Fountain Anthology of Poetry http://beacon.by/e-book/the-2015-soul-fountain-anthology-of-poetry/121#/0

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http://beacon.by/e-book/the-2015-soul-fountain-anthology-of-poetry/121#/126

 

Delighted to have my poem “The Cup” published on page 279 of the 20th Anniversary Issue 85 of mgversion2>datura. Thanke Walter Ruhlmann formaking it one of your editors picks.http://mgversion2.free.fr/mg85

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