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Mark R Slaughter

Mark R Slaughter
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Mark R. Slaughter is a retired biological scientist who took up poetry to challenge his written skills. He undertakes commissions and collaborative projects, for which details are available on his website MarkRSlaughter.com. Examples include 'Liquid Rooms', a large-scale work for orchestra and soprano by the Danish composer Karsten Fundal premiered on 3rd October 2014, by The Odense Symphony Orchestra , and 'Death of Leaves', a song cycle for soprano and orchestra by the American composer Nicholas Anthony Ascioti. In March 2014, 'Lonely Life' was recited on the BBC by the actor Mark Benson as an introduction to a documentary on loneliness. Further poems such as Marriage and Spring are ... more »

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  • Melikhaya Zagagana (10/21/2014 8:37:00 AM)

    you are the master poet and yet to be and again.

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  • Onzia Dan (10/6/2014 4:37:00 PM)

    woow! your words can move a mountain In me and they are very inspirational

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  • Onzia Dan (10/1/2014 5:41:00 PM)

    you have left me speech less.

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  • Dan Reynolds (6/9/2014 4:25:00 PM)

    Re Heaven.

    Bloody love it Mark. The repetition is well-thought out, the lyricism is truly poetic. But I feel as if you've been watching me in my garden.; ¬) Next time, I'll go cross ways instead of parallel.

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  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 6:59:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels

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  • Richard Beevor (5/24/2014 10:13:00 AM)

    excellent poems sir, I wonder if you could read some of mine and give me your advice please, I would like to improve, thank you, I am http: //www.poemhunter.com/richard-allen-beevor/

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  • Love Poet (5/10/2014 2:05:00 PM)

    that was awesome how you manage to describe everything with simple and yet beautiful word that explain and show an imagery of passion

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  • Kevin Quero (3/9/2014 4:48:00 AM)

    Cool, you inspire me.

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  • Daniel Y. (2/5/2014 6:59:00 PM)

    I see you are a biologist. Makes total sense. I recently graduated with a BS in bio. Ever read a collection of science poems Radial Symmetry? You should publish your poetry. You have a really great style.

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  • Cece Rodriguez (11/29/2013 4:42:00 AM)

    death smiles and so do you wow... power full its like getting involed with the bad when your innocent

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Best Poem of Mark R Slaughter

Bitter Blow Of Love

Love! you dealt a bitter blow –
You lay me cross the mortal plains,
Bedewed, bedimmed amongst a show
Of tearful clouds: eternal rains
To weep at my enduring foe

Of harsh reality – searing pains of
Destiny: dependable propensity
To fool myself repeatedly
That I could ever triumph over love!





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