Marcus Smith Poetry

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British/American poet Marcus Smith's newest collection, SEZ/everything, speaks, is forthcoming with Live Canon, London. He is a two-time finalist for the Cinnamon Press Book Awards. He has been shortlisted for The Bridgeport Prize twice and has published in many journals and anthologies in the UK, US and Europe. He has received prizes from Poets on the Lake, The Plough Prize and The Southern ... more »

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  • Marcus Smith Poetry Marcus Smith Poetry (10/24/2012 12:56:00 PM)

    Aung Si
    Comment: Thoughtful poem and written in a fantastic fashion. Loved it.

  • Marcus Smith Poetry Marcus Smith Poetry (9/20/2012 3:06:00 AM)

    You have a new comment about your poem: 58 DEAD IN CARGO:
    Marcus, thank you so much for writing this. I feel so sad and feel like crying while reading this poem and it is important that you have given life to this fact in our world through your lines. Thank you very much.

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Best Poem of Marcus Smith Poetry

In The Garden

When I catch you
(says the mother to her son)

You won't catch me
(says my lover to me)

(I've locked the garden,
I've hid the key)

Give it to me
(says my love to me)

I caught you!
(laughs the mother to her son)

You in crimson grab my arm,
bite my hand for the key.

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