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Poems, Other Writings, & Interviews on the Internet

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Michael McClure talks about Stan Brakhage with Steve Anker in this interview previously published in the Chicago Review.

Seven blues pieces which Michael McClure performs with Ray Manzarek: Mule Kick Blues, For Willie Dixon, Black Wine, Deep Mud Blues, Howlin' Blues, Lead Belly Blues, and Forty Songs.

Love Lion, the signature poem for the first CD and video of the McClure/Mazarek performances. Like much of McClure's poetry, it is bilaterally symmetrical on the page: "a poem has a spine, like a mammal."


The Literary Homepage for Michael McClure includes 50 poems selected from McClure's books of poetry & selections from his play The Beard. You'll also find essays, excerpts from a symposium on his work, interviews by such luminaries as Robert Creeley, Francis Crick, and Stan Brakhage, and "Further Considerations," an ongoing continuation of the symposium. Those interested in exploring Michael McClure's work should begin here.

See Michael McClure's page at SUNY Buffalo's Electronic Poetry Center for a selection of poems and several other writings.

Poems from Plum Stones & an interview are published in The Pedestal, an online literary journal.

Jack Magazine No. 1 features several poems from Touching the Edge: Dharma Devotions from the Hummingbird Sangha. (note: this page my not be operational any longer)

Big Bridge, an online poetry journal, published a chapbook of poems, Engravings of Snakes.

Again, we must mention Michael McClure's homepage at Light & Dust, which presents many poems along with critical essays and some selections from The Beard.

Stateside published the poem "February Morning."

Two pieces ~ a haiku, and the poem "Flower Garland Froth" appear on Gary Gach's website.

Jack Foley interviews Michael McClure about projective verse & other topics. Three parts ~ one, two, three.

An interview in Albuquerque's Weekly Alibi. Michael McClure discusses The Beard, Billy the Kid, the San Francisco Renaissance, the environmental movement, and a number of other topics.

An interview with Mitchell Smith, KCBS-FM, around the publication of Rebel Lions, 1992, a turning point in his work. "What I have done in Rebel Lions is that I have gone past what I think I should feel about anything."

Poetic Voices feature on Michael McClure, by R.T. Travis.

If you came here looking for an interview in Portuguese, you've found it! We aim to please...

Woodstock Journal Michael McClure's tribute to Gregory Corso.

Woodstock Journal Michael McClure's tribute to Allen Ginsberg.

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