Biography of Stephen Roxborough
Stephen Roxborough (aka roxword and Rox.) was born in New York to a Canadian father and American mother. He was raised in the Midwest, and grew up in Vancouver, B.C. He won Canadian and British swimming titles and represented Canada on the national team. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, washed dishes with aliens in Las Vegas, and rode his ten-speed from Cape Spear to Victoria. His spoken word cd 'spiritual demons' is for sale at Amazon.com and cdbaby.com. He is a board member and Northwest Regional V.P. for the Washington Poets Association, as well as Head Poet for Madrona Center on Guemes Island. An award-winning performance poet, Rox. was nominated for a 2003 Pushcart Prize and appeared at the 2004 Skagit River Poetry Festival. He currently contemplates American culture in Anacortes, WA.
Stephen Roxborough's Works:
Making Love in the War Zone (with Tammy Kay Kaiser) 2001
spiritual demons (roxword) 2002
So Far, All the Very Important Subversive Mind-Expanding Long Ones Nobody Dares Publish yet Except Me (ego-train express) 2002
Stephen Roxborough Poems
someday everyone will be wise in the future everyone will be sensible and forward thinking wear sensible shoes and act accordingly in the future wise action according to everyone will be the act
she wants me to be her private jesus she wants me to grow a scraggly beard and speak in parables she wants
Virginia Woolf In Hollywood
an article in a prestigious journal claimed she won the Oscar because they made her act with a rubber nose the nose transformed her
my body is a temple i shall not want it tempts me to lie down in greener pastures seeding impure thoughts for lush gardens of flowering flesh lusting for loaded pistols
Wife Of Prometheus
she was a heavy writer everyone of significance agreed even weighty critics raved on
she doesn't see the kids i see she thinks her stuff is all about me she's given up on intimacy it's simple my wife hates me
Why Bukowski Inspires
why Charles Bukowski inspires flabby old white guys to remain true to cheap booze, endurance and unadulterated sexual poetics:
Bukowski In High School
donated his mind and body to science experimented with sweet cheap wine that coated his stomach in wrong cough syrup
Megaphonics For Nature
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Sail On (Magellan's Mantra)
the church says the earth is flat but i know its round for i've seen the shadow on the moon and have more faith in the shadow than the church because the church says the earth is flat but i know its round
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