The Poetic Express in Context: 1985 to 2015. It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve been doing The Poetic Express every month for 30 years.
It’s a good body of work. When it started in April 1985 I was starting a job at Crowley’s Department store in Detroit’s New Center area. I’d bus there from the east side and hang out in the area after work. I was in my early 30’s. By 1992, I’d moved down to “my favorite neighborhood” in the cultural center / Wayne State University area. It started like this: In the 1970’s, I’d been typing up my poetry on a manual typewriter and printing it up onto double-sided sheets.
I was trying to declare my independence from the world of “normal poetry” which seemed too insular and rarefied to me. I’ve always felt myself to be an outsider in my way. The Poetic Express has been a public face and a laboratory for experimentation, work and play. Much of the context is tied to my life in the city of Detroit.
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