Blowing Thru Secaucus by George Wallace and Friends, Reviewed by Shawn Pavey

Audio Project: Blowing Through Secaucus George Wallace and Friends (available on streaming platforms) drawn from Poetry Collection Blowing Through Secaucus George Wallace Gutter Snob Books Reviewer: Shawn Pavey You think New Jersey, you think wise guys. It just happens. George Wallace knows this. He’s going to tell you about them. In fact, he’s going to […]

George Wallace – Money to Burn

Money to Burn No man is ever alone who possesses an appetite for unreality, a comfortable manner among strangers, & money to burn. Blessed is he who walks into a bar at the edge of oblivion handing out five dollar bills. For we shall call him a prince among men.         George […]

George Wallace – Hauling Coal in Paradise

Hauling Coal in Paradise you demanded it of us, you shaped our tongues to it, to work it thus, this is our language we know no other, being obedient & hard-working & patriotic you laid it on us, with jingles & charms, threatened denied cajoled, you & your agents, you hooked us with it, pulled […]

Alan Semerdjian’s and Aram Bajakian’s The Serpent and the Crane, Reviewed by George Wallace

Alan Semerdjian and Aram Bajakian The Serpent and the Crane (Spoken word with music) Funded by an Armenian General Benevolent Union Performing Arts Grant and a Creative Armenia Spark Grant Reviewer: George Wallace If collaborative performance is a horserace, then Alan Semerdjian goes trifecta with his ambitious new project The Serpent and the Crane, a […]

George Wallace’s One Hundred Years Among the Daisies, Reviewed by David E. Poston

George Wallace One Hundred Years Among the Daisies Stubborn Mule Press Reviewer: David E. Poston One Hundred Years Among the Daisies is a 138-page incantation. I read much of it aloud, pulled along by its “voluptuous doxologies,” by the sheer hypnotism of the phrases and endless sweep of the lines. Alternately consoling and challenging, lyrical […]