Medskerpedia Day 498: Galician Poetry

This was pretty cool. I went a totally different route with this one. I was looking up Galician literature, and I came across a punk band from that region, c. early 1980s called Siniestro Total (Total Write-Off). The poem is a combination of their first nine album titles, and what critics had to say about [...]

Medskerpedia Day 494: Fyrtiolalisterna

This was a really great one. I inter-mixed a biography of Swedish avant-garde writer Stig Dagerman with a news article about Neo-Nazis attacking a school in Stockholm recently. To read the actual poem, send me an email and I can add you to our secret Facebook Medskerpedia Page (where all of the poems are housed).  [...]

Medskerpedia Day 492: Furor Poeticus

Furor Poeticus is something akin to "trance-like state approaching religious experience". I wanted to write a poem about a guy I used to know who people said was my doppleganger. To read the actual poem, send me an email and I can add you to our secret Facebook Medskerpedia Page (where all of the poems [...]