sean m. poole

Location North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Occupation Writer

Books by sean m. poole
  • by Sean M. Poole
    Arte Al Dia International, 2004.

  • by Séan Poole
    Wits End Studios/Productions, 2012.
  • About Me

    I am as far underground and outside the margins as a writer can be. I won the 2009 Eric Hoffer Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing for the biography “Gattorno: A Cuban Painter For The World”, as well as first place in the 2009 New England Book Fair & first place at the 2008 London Book Fair Fine Art Genre.
    In 2012 published my first poetry chapbook “Words Are My Paint” a picture book of hymns from the First Church of The Last Resort. This collection of poetry and drawings was culled from a series of notebooks, journals and clipboards, obsessively filled for 4 decades. One of the featured poems, ‘The Ice Cream Mantra’ was selected for inclusion in “Who’s Who In American Poetry”. "Aftermath" was published in the anthology 'America At The Millenium".
    Born in New York City raised in Southern California. I have traveled from border to border & coast-to-coast most of my adult life. I write poetry, plays, scripts, short stories, magazine articles, advertising copy, press releases & artists’ monographs.
    I am an author, musician and director. I’ve had a wide variety of esoteric jobs and several careers. Voice-over artist. Major market radio personality. Director of short dramatic & educational videos. I produce, direct & perform in everything from classical commedia del arte to live action-adventure stunt shows.

    I live in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

    Why do you write?

    I write to avoid having a real job.

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Here goes. Ongoing Off the top of my head. No particular order of importance. That could change on any given day. Writers. Poets. Painters.

    Andrei Codrescu, Blaise Cendrars, Oscar Wilde, Bill Griffith, Billy Childish, James Joyce, John Dos Passos, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry Miller, Eric Hoffer, Diane di Prima, Anais Nin, Carson McCullers, Margaret Atwood, John Steinbeck, Paul Gallico, Ray Bradbury, Kurt Vonnegut, Jerzy Kosinski, Tom Robbins, Dashiel Hammet, Richard Brautigan, Ken Kesey, Irving Stettner, Katherine Dunn, Charles Bukowski, Gore Vidal, Erica Jong, Emmett Grogan, Jack Kerouac, R. Crumb, JR Helton, Charles Schulz, Paul Gaugin, William S. Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Arnold Samuelson, Ernest Hemingway, Isaac Asimov, Tom Robbins, A.A. Milne, James Thurber, E.. A. Poe, Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, Naomi Klein, Zecariah Sitchin, Larry Kirwan,

    And the books! Also ongoing and off the top of my head.

    Geek Love - Dunn, Pigeon Feather - Stettner, Pulp - Bukowski, Kalki - Vidal, Demon Box- Kesey, U.S.A. - Dos Passos, Ringolevio - Grogan, Coney Island of the Mind - Ferlinghetti, A Year In Key West - Samuelson, The Sound of Building Coffins- Maistros, Being There - Kosinski, Jitterbug Perfume - Robbins, everything by Henry Miller, everything by Kosinski, Liverpool Fantasy-Larry Kirwan,

    sean m. poole's Wall

    Carol Reid – Apr 15, 2014

    Hi sean m. and thank you !

    James Robison – Apr 04, 2014

    Thank you,Sean, for your words about Morphine.

    Deborah Rickard – Nov 16, 2012

    Thanks for your comment on 'A Black Night' and for faving it, Sean, and so sorry for the long delay in getting back to you - I don't know how I missed it!

    Meg Pokrass – Mar 13, 2012

    thank you sir!

    Bill Yarrow – Feb 17, 2012

    Thanks for commenting on "Rattlesnake Pancakes," Sean. Glad the poem worked for you.

    Bill Yarrow – Feb 10, 2012

    Thanks, Sean, for your kind comment on "Babble." Appreciate it very much!

    Bill Yarrow – Feb 05, 2012

    Thanks, Sean, for commenting on "Satan and the Moon." Your kind words are much appreciated.

    Deborah Rickard – Feb 05, 2012

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment on 'A Black Night', Sean.

    Jerry Ratch – Jan 23, 2012

    Thanks for your comments on "Revenge at the Nudist Camp."

    Beate Sigriddaughter – Jan 21, 2012

    Thank you so much for your encouraging comment on "The Story of F."

    David Maverick – Jan 16, 2012

    Thanks for your words on my piece 'The children of the riddles'. Kindly appreciated.

    Matthew A. Hamilton – Jan 10, 2012

    Thank you for reading and commenting on Psych Interview with a Rape Victim. Much appreciated.

    Sylvia Petter – Jan 08, 2012

    Posted on my wall instead of yours, Sean. Now I have to work. Grrr.

    Oh,dear. You're the second one. Thank you for liking it, Sean. Now I really should think about writing more about Mayerling.

    Sally Houtman – Jan 07, 2012

    Sean, your words on "Windows" touched me. "Unflinching' is a perfect description. If I was going to write this, I knew that was exactly what it had to be. Thank you for your kind words and thanks to speech software which brought those words to me!

    Bill Yarrow – Jan 06, 2012

    That is, appreciate it!

    Bill Yarrow – Jan 06, 2012

    Thanks for commenting on "She Waited for Him," Sean. Sppreciate it!

    Sylvia Petter – Jan 06, 2012

    Thank you for your good words, Sean. Also for your poem.

    J. Mykell Collinz – Jan 05, 2012

    Hi, sean. Thanks for reading, 'Pitspits.' I greatly appreciate.

    Nathaniel Tower – Jan 03, 2012

    Thank you for the comments on "A Boy Who Looks Like Horses..."

    I really appreciate your words and your time reading my story.

    J. Mykell Collinz – Jan 03, 2012

    Hi, sean. Thanks again. I see you've read my masterpiece, 'Fifty Five Words or Less.' I appreciate.

    J. Mykell Collinz – Jan 03, 2012

    Hi, sean. Thanks for reading, 'I'll be Home for Christmas-2.' I greatly appreciate your insightful comments and fav.

    Sally Houtman – Jan 02, 2012

    Hey, thanks for your comments on "Nostradamus" - when I sit down at the computer, I never know what's going to emerge...glad you got it.

    Michael Gillan Maxwell – Jan 02, 2012

    Sean- Thanks so much for taking the time to read Conversation from a Lunch Counter and offer a comment and encouragement. Eavesdropping can provide amazing material for reflection and writing!

    Sally Houtman – Dec 31, 2011

    Hi, Sean -
    Just figured out how to write on someone's wall. Technologically challenged, me. Thanks for your comments on "Gunman" - so glad you liked it. I'm partial to the dark and slightly twisted. I enjoy your work as well. Offbeat and refreshing. Look forward to more.

    Sylvia Petter – Dec 31, 2011

    Thanks for your words on The Frozen Tear, Sean.

    Michael Gillan Maxwell – Dec 27, 2011

    Thanks so much for the time in reading and commenting on That'd Kill Ol' Bob. Really appreciate it! I am afraid I may reveal too much about where I've spent too much of my time. Every word of this is true. But - you know what they say - truth is often stranger than fiction!

    Michael Gillan Maxwell – Dec 27, 2011

    Thanks for taking the time to read and comment on Buffalo Bob and the Honey Dipper. Grateful and appreciative. Funny how some of life's most difficult experiences become the very fiber that holds the whole damn tapestry together!

    Joani Reese – Dec 27, 2011

    Hi Sean: Thank you for hunting down and liking my poem "El Dias de los Muertos." I have been tethered to Mexico and its traditions for thirty years. I love its strangeness, and I'm glad some bits of it resonated with you. Thanks and welcome!

    David Maverick – Dec 24, 2011

    Sean - Your comments on my work are very much appreciated and very generous, especially "The coded feather in the glass". Thank you very much indeed. Although I don't often see it myself, others have remarked how the imagery appears to take on the form of a painting. Thanks again and Merry Christmas to you and yours.

    Sylvia Petter – Dec 21, 2011

    Thank you for reading The Burka, and for your words, Sean.

    Michael J. Solender – Dec 20, 2011

    Hey Sean,

    Thanks for digging the Illusionist. Dark and Dank but gritty. Look forward to your contributions.

    David Ackley – Dec 20, 2011

    Thanks , Sean, for the attention to "Love Slut," much appreciated.

    David Ackley – Dec 19, 2011

    Thanks Sean for taking the time to read and comment on "Tortillas" your trip down memory lane in result enjoyable also.

    Ed Higgins – Dec 19, 2011

    hey, sean, thanx for your nice comment on “Santa’s stuck” & my “Remembering Ginsberg” poems. Gotta a kick outa of your own Xmas send-up poem. And much ago read with delight a flash piece with a title something like “contemplates her pussy”—which was very wry & hilarious, but i didn’t post at the time & now the piece seems to have disappeared. Anyway, always nice to follow up on Fictionaut folks that comment on my stuff & to discover new engaging writers.

    Marcus Speh – Dec 18, 2011

    thank you sean for appreciating "<a href="">in the nude</a>". especially when it's so cold out...

    Marcus Speh – Dec 18, 2011

    hi sean, thank you for your kind words on "fox". glad you found yourself enchanted—about the right time of year for that. enjoyed your own xmas ditty very much.

    Darryl Price – Dec 16, 2011

    It's an honor to have you with us! Welcome aboard!Love that list, man--certainly many of my all-time favorite authors.

    Michael Dwayne Smith – Dec 16, 2011

    Hi, Sean--thanks so much for reading my story, and especially for your kind words. Appreciated.

    Con Chapman – Dec 14, 2011

    Sean--Thanks for reading the IHTF Book. I subsequently had it e-published and somebody commented that it was depressing. Well, that's what the 50's were like.

    Meg Pokrass – Dec 13, 2011

    Welcome to Fictionaut Sean, it was fun to write, I am so glad it was fun to read... and thank you!

    Beate Sigriddaughter – Dec 12, 2011

    Thanks for reading and commenting on "Pieta." It means a lot to me.

    Bobbi Lurie – Dec 12, 2011

    Welcome to Fictionaut, Sean

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