Prose poetry more anti-matter than literature, shards of glacial beauty, words bleached of context and affect decaying in space.
"A slyer, hipper Beckett for the post-crack generation. Michael... More > McAloran is one to watch out for." Sandy Hook (Black Wurm Gism magazine)< Less
"Michael Mc Aloran’s ’All Stepped/ Undone’ is a canvas strewn with cut-up compositions like dismembered limbs that structure foreboding and challenging pieces of poetry. It... More > explores realms such as the negation of being, the catharsis of existence and a nothing that is embraced via the onslaught of flesh and bone that is the ennui of I. It’s almost Baudelaire’s spleen in autopsy, dissected with a Bataillean scalpel. Here, the language is vitriolic, and mosaic-like; a smashed stained glass window of a church – all beliefs of man refuted except for the excavation of oneself from a world aborted."
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