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S T E V E N    B.    S M I T H

Born in Bitterroot, raised on Paradise Prairie. Farm boy, car thief, Naval Academy, expelled for dope, high society marriage, armed robbery, jail, escaping the cops, illegal loft dweller, ArtCrimes, rat attacks, overdose, overdose, overdose, celibate, remarried, expat.    more bio...

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BLOG Walking on Thin Ice: Smith n Lady's art, poetry, conversations, observations & adventures in foreign lands
   
ART Op art and surreal paper collage, avant garde assemblage art, art photography, foto fables, underground comix & things for sale
   
LIT Weird poetry & modern tall tales (tall but true)
   
GUESTS Some poets n artists we like
   
ARTCRIMES The twenty year underground publication by Smith & his guest editors. Explore the history of ArtCrimes, read poems by Daniel Thompson, read old issues, purchase copies
   
ME Read the mutant bio of Steven B. Smith, view 62 years of mugshot photos, read reviews and comments, contact
   
NEWS Current events & additions to the web site

 

M I S C E L L A N E O U S    P R O J E C T S

Lab Rats   
The Quantum Collapse of Mother Dwarf Smith

Heil to the Thief   
George W. Bush League Central

Foto Fables   
Journeys from darkness to light, ugly to beauty, wrong to right

Relics   
A potpourri of debris

Neon Art   
The found neon sculpture art of Jeffry Chiplis represented in photo collages by Smith

The City Poetry   
Lady's art n poetry zine focusses on Cleveland writers and artists, but it also features well known contributors from all over the world. Its poems and art are typically surreal, irreverent, madly political, beautiful or sublime. Contains mature content.

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“Let's face it Smith, if the song "My Way" were written about your life, it would be lyrics by William S. Burroughs& music by Laurie Anderson, as performed by The Velvet Underground. The 45-RPM vinyl would have been a blue corrosion color rather than black, with Voodoo Lounge as the cover and "Voodoo Child" as side B. And THAT my friend would be one highly collectable single.”

     Steve Reynolds, June 2004

 

 

GREASE YOUR GRILL

I'm an oven cleaner baby
Need to scrub your grill
Yes this oven cleaning man
Mean to steam your grill
Get the heat back baby
Flame 'n fire the thrill

I'll rub your rust off lady
Get your grid to shine
Rid this mood of maybe baby
Lady let me lick your lime
Make much meat that might be
Moistened by munching lightly
Juicy, prime

Gonna grease your grill
Put the heat back baby
Then send you the bill

Steven B. Smith

 

 

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