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Electrimotive: Music Poems

New poems on music and pop influences by Mark Pirie. Subjects are diverse and typically range across musical genres: jazz, blues, pop, soul, country, rock, metal and classical.

Mark Pirie is a Wellington poet, editor and publisher.  In the 1990s he worked a late shift radio show on Radio Active 89FM, where he developed a lifelong listening affair with music. Bareknuckle Books published his selected poems, Rock and Roll, in 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. Pirie has published three mini books previously with ESAW, a biography Tom Lawn, Mystery Forward and written and edited a number of poetry collections, including the Winter Reading series, and a selection of early poems, Giving Poetry a Bad Name.