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L. Ward Abel is a life-long poet, composer of music and spoken-word performer.
He has written and recorded music for Abel & Rawls (now Abel, Rawls & Hayes), as Max Able (his former alter-ego) and with spoken-word pioneers Scapeweavel. His poems have been published widely in the U.S. and Europe, in print and on-line, including White Pelican Review, VLQ, erbacce (UK), Versal Two (Netherlands), Ink Pot, Texas Poetry Journal, Poems Niederngasse (Switzerland), Dead Drunk Dublin (Ireland), Poetry Super Highway, The Pedestal, and many others. His chapbook, Peach Box and Verge, has just been published by Little Poem Press (http://celaine.com/LittlePoemPress).
He now lives in rural Georgia, USA, cultivating his latifundia, and working on his next book of poems entitled Lungscommon.
L. Ward's website