Poet Interview – Bartholomew Barker

Susi Bocks of the I Write Her blog has posted an interview we did to promote her anthology, The Sound of Brilliance: The Short of It, which features a couple of my poems. We talk about stripclubs, Ohio, trauma and The Truth for about half an hour then I read a poem.

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Grab a beverage of your choice and come spend some time with Bartholomew and Susi! You’ll learn more about the anthology and get to know Bartholomew a little better too.

If you are interested in getting your copy of The Sound of Brilliance anthology, click below!

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About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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21 Responses to Poet Interview – Bartholomew Barker

  1. Susi Bocks says:

    Good times! Thanks for joining me, Bart! :)

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  2. ivor20 says:

    I’m watching the interview now.. yeah .. interesting and I’m smiling .. 😀

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  3. ivor20 says:

    Yup .. about 14 lines is my regular length of poem .. 😀

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  4. ivor20 says:

    The truth hurts
    Like long time curses
    So, empty the stones from old purses
    And deflate the tyres on tomorow’s hearse …

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  5. ivor20 says:

    Today I saw the truth
    Today I saw her there
    I knew the truth
    I knew she was there

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  6. Cassa Bassa says:

    I enjoyed the interview and got to know you both a bit better. 🙂

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  7. JeanMarie says:

    Nice interview!

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Jaya Avendel says:

    Conversation in itself is entertaining! I enjoyed this escapade of life events and experiences, and especially the ring of your voice. <3

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