John Lawson

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JK Lawson is a professional artist and poet.
Over the past 25 years his work has been exhibited extensively throughout the USA including the American Visionary Museum in Baltimore, the Californian African American Museum in Los Angelos and this fall The Hebrew Union Collage in New York new York..
He is the author of five books including Now, his first full collection of poems.
His novel, Hurricane Hotel set during Hurricane Katrina has been successfully adapted for the theater with several staged readings both in the USA and UK.
Currently JK is involved in establishing a poets/songwriter residency at the Rame Center for the Arts in Cornwall, U.K.
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Articles by John Lawson

POEM: Without Fingerprints

Saturday, 6 May 2017 - A poem upon the occasion of citizens being arrested for standing in the way of a fracked n ...

POEM: Syria

Saturday, 8 Apr 2017 - In view of Tuesday’s horrific nerve agent attack on civilians in Idib Province and in vi ...

POEM: Anonymous Concrete

Thursday, 2 Feb 2017 - Listen to the flag rope hitting the flagpole no flag is in sight and yet we all wave ...

POEM: Labor Day

Monday, 5 Sep 2016 - From the artist John K. Lawson, a poem on Labor Day. ...

POEM: Helicopters

Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016 - So what is going to happen Feels beyond our control The great you s of a just ...

POEM: Anonymous concrete

Sunday, 26 Jun 2016 - British-born poet and artist John Lawson expresses his reaction to this week's Brexit vote ...

POEM: Ghost Rats

Saturday, 14 May 2016 - A poem written after the Great Barrington annual town meeting that rejected the town's ass ...

POEM : Impossible Star

Friday, 15 Jan 2016 - A poem upon the occasion of learning of the death of David Bowie (1947-2016). ...