Monday, April 22, 2019

The Poetics of Minutes to Go


The Poetics of Minutes to Go, by Oliver Harris and William S Burroughs, published by Moloko Print, Germany, 2012.

The volume contains 'Burroughs is a poet too, really: The poetics of Minutes to Go', an essay by Oliver Harris (in German and English); '17 cut-up poems' by William S Burroughs; and 'Permutations and Interferences' by Robert Schalinski. 

William Burroughs' cut-up of Sinclair Beiles's prose poem 'Stalin'


William Burroughs's cut-up of Sinclair Beiles's prose poem 'Stalin', as published in Minutes to Go. The cut-up as shown above is reprinted in The Poetics of Minutes to Go, published by Moloko Print, Germany, 2012.

The volume contains 'Burroughs is a poet too, really: The poetics of Minutes to Go', an essay by Oliver Harris (in German and English); '17 cut-up poems' by William S Burroughs; and 'Permutations and Interferences' by Robert Schalinski. 


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Manuscript of the poem 'Giraffe'



Manuscript of the poem 'Giraffe', sent to Astrid Noppen, in 1965. The poem appeared in Sinclair Beiles's debut collection, Ashes of Experience, in 1969.
Courtesy: Cold Turkey Press

Monday, September 24, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Sinclair and the Beat Hotel plaque

"Here are Sinclair’s ‘Last Words,’ written in Paris long before he would have been aware of any pressing need to devise a valedictory.”  Heathcote Williams, from a tribute to Sinclair Beiles, in Bone Hebrew, a collection of Beiles’s writings published in 2013, in a limited edition, Cold Turkey Press. Read more.


Sunday, June 3, 2018

estepona: you walked into a gunshop, by Sinclair Beiles



An unpublished poem by Sinclair Beiles. Courtesy: The Cold Turkey Press archives

Saturday, May 19, 2018

the poet adored her, by Sinclair Beiles



Unpublished poem by Sinclair Beiles. Courtesy: The Cold Turkey Press archives

Friday, May 4, 2018

Backbone, by Sinclair Beiles



Unpublished poem. Courtesy: The Cold Turkey Press archives

The Strange Land, by Sinclair Beiles


Unpublished poem dated 10 May 1975. Courtesy: The Cold Turkey Press archives

Monday, February 5, 2018

Beiles ready to launch into space


Photo: Galarie Iris Clert. From right to left: Takis, Raimondos and Minos. In space: Sinclair Beiles.
1960. Photo provided by Bruno Sourdin.