Kent MacCarter is Poet of the Month

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March 2016, no. 379

Kent MacCarter is Poet of the Month

Reviewed by
March 2016, no. 379

WHICH POETS HAVE MOST INFLUENCED YOU?

From North America: August Kleinzahler, Frank O'Hara, Ed Dorn, Denise Levertov, and Richard Brautigan. From Australia: John Forbes, Randolph Stow, and Gig Ryan. Also, Ambrose Bierce, James Thurber, Berke Breathed, and Rube Goldberg. Photographers Olive Cotton, Max Dupain, and Gary Winogrand; I am the son of a pro shutterbug bent on mountain lions and hummingbirds – naturally, I prefer smokestacks and necklines. Bombast from bands like Galaxie 500 and Gaslight Radio.

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