Saturday, November 19, 2011

Some of Adrian Matejka's Jack Johnson poems (online)

I've been having a good time over the last few years witnessing Adrian Matejka researching, writing, talking through and reading the poems that will eventually comprise his volume of poetry on Jack Johnson.

I'm told his manuscript is done now. He has a contract. Just waiting for the publisher to press print.  In the meantime, here are links to some of Adrian's Jack Johnson poems.

• "Battle Royale" from St. Louis Beacon 
• "Fidelity" from The American Poetry Review
• "The Battle of the Century" from
• “Carefree as a Plantation Darky in Watermelon Time” - audio -
• "Battle Royale" - audio - from
• "Fisticuffs" - audio - from
• "Rememory" - audio - from
• "Sporting Life" - audio - from

On youtube:
• "Hubert's Museum and Flea Circus"
• "Cannibalism"

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