John M Marshall

Rookie (10 May 1946 / Wilmington, North Carolina)

Biography of John M Marshall

Born in Wilmington, North Carolina

Graduated from New Hanover High School - 1964

Attended UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Wilmington

Editor: Sagathy; Epiphany; Amarantha; Sun Tears

Member and past President – Cape Fear Astronomical Society

Poetry Publications - U.S.

Tribal Soul Kitchen, Beautiful Nuance, Wormwood, Poetry Motel, Charlotte Poetry, Review, Southern Poetry Review, Alpha Beat Soup, Coastal Plains Poetry Review, Orphic Lute, Ingénue, Bouillabaisse, Earthwise, Innisfree, WordSalad, Locust Magazine, King David, Whatever Is Pure, Universal Personality, Quill & Ink, Bone River Cantata, The Lyricist - Campbell University, The Cairn - St. Andrews College, ATD Bulletin - Federal Aviation Administration, Dark Moon Rising, Poetic Rainbows, Ariga, Foliate Oak, Cross Way Publications, Caffeine Destiny, Ujamaa, Swans Commentary, Penwood Review, Poetic Voices, Autumn Leaves, Underground Window, Projected Letters, A Darker Vision, Aljazeerah

Poetry Publications – Other

Germination – Canada; Panda Poetry – Wales; Flowing Mist – Romania; Open Wide – Liverpool, England; Mageworld – London, England;

Short Story Publications

Germination – Canada; Tintota – Australia; WordSalad – U.S.; afterDinner – U.S.

Writing Awards:

1992- Charles A. Shull Award- NC Poetry Society
1993- Caldwell W. Nixon, Jr. Award- NC Poetry Society
1994- North Carolina Poet Laureate Award- NC Poetry Society
1994- Charles A. Shull Award- NC Poetry Society
1995- Charles A. Shull Award- NC Poetry Society
2004- Poets’ Choice Award- Beautiful Nuance Magazine

John M Marshall's Works:

Poetica Nova
Mouth Music Updates

The Robots In Gomorrah

We move in silence, unseen or ignored,
among the shadows of the alleys and ducts.
At midnight we furbish the science of numbers;
in daylight we work in the cities of flesh.

The Beings seldom speak. They talk to their phones,
converse with the shamans of their many gods.
When asked we speak in polyphonic tongues.
When asked we serve in the towers of stone.

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