Adam Cornford's Writings
Best American Poetry Blog
for David Lehman Poisoned with “luminous toxin.” Slow-acting, so I wouldn’t know, not at first. Now it’s too late. The toxin’s all through my nerves and arteries already, lighting me up inside like a neon medusa. I’ve got days and nights left to live. To find the answers. Who fed me the dose? And why? Who will have killed me? Was it “A,” the accountant, the...
I was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, the child of two painters, and came to the United States as a student in 1969. Since then I've lived almost entirely in the San Francisco Bay Area (31 years in Oakland), where I've worked as a commercial painter,...
Adam’s Favorite Books
A: Ackroyd, Peter. Blake: A Biography Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker “Trilogy” Adnan, Etel. Arab Apocalypse Aldiss, Brian. Galaxies like Grains of Sand; Man in...