THE HOUSE OF ZABKA

My name is Marcus Slease. Some people say sleeze. I am used to that. But really it is s+lease. Like leasing a car and adding an s.

My poetry and fiction is in love with poets like Eileen Myles and Bernadette Mayer and Frank O' Hara and Ted Berrigan and Ron Padgett. Also Philip Whalen and some of Jack Kerouac. Both my fiction and poetry is in love with Richard Brautigan and also quite a lot of Russian absurdism and French and Spanish and Polish and American surrealism. Yeah surrealism! There is always more. There is never enough.

My latest book of poetry is RIDES (2014).



Rides has a special mission. This is one of them:



Some other books:

Spanish Fork SPANISH FORK (Country Music 2014)

Mu (so) Dream (Window) from Poor Claudia. Written while living in Seoul South Korea in 2006.
MU (Dream) SO (Window)


My recently finished novella is called Never Mind the Beasts. It is a memoir of magical travel.

something to send to my love if it ever seems right »

phallice:

i didn’t get better
the only thing that got better for me was your getting somewhat better ((which was a really big important thing don’t get me wrong but
when you got upset and told me that nothing had changed you were telling me that nothing had gotten better))
did you ever look at those optical…

From manuscript: New Foam. Aliens, Poland, balloons, intergalactic vibrations with a woman on a park bench, a never expired alien card, Etc.

altlitgossip:

if you want to listen to some cool music today, I suggest checking out Major Tendons — a mixtape curated by Melissa Broder and featuring art by Stephen Michael McDowell
the mixtape includes songs by Belave (a side-project of Majical Cloudz), Blue Hawaii, and Suicideyear
Melissa Broder was interviewed on Pitchfork about it, read that here
nice

altlitgossip:

if you want to listen to some cool music today, I suggest checking out Major Tendons — a mixtape curated by Melissa Broder and featuring art by Stephen Michael McDowell

the mixtape includes songs by Belave (a side-project of Majical Cloudz), Blue Hawaii, and Suicideyear

Melissa Broder was interviewed on Pitchfork about it, read that here

nice

WHY? - Paper Hearts (Official Video)

bugs bunny in drag. that’s my next costume.

Some poems from Alfred Starr Hamilton’s A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind. Available from The Song Cave:http://songcavebooks.tumblr.com/post/48136016043/a-dark-dreambox-of-another-kind-the-poems-of