“I’m a bard & wordsmith, artist, free thinker, madman philosopher, feather spinner, cat lover, hat lover, owl  enthusiast, and crystal collector.” ~ J. D. C. IV

James D. Casey IV is the author of seven full-length volumes of poetry: Metaphorically Esoteric, Dark Days Inside the Light While Drunk on Wine, Tin Foil Hats & Hadacol Coins, Owls in Hot Rods with Pink Elephants and Dead Bats, Isomorphic, Death & Love/Love & Death, and Unwritten Words That Slide Down The Wall. His books are available for purchase through his Amazon Author ProfileHe is also the founder and editor-in-chief of Cajun Mutt Press.

James is a southern poet with roots in Louisiana & Mississippi, currently residing in Illinois with his beautiful Muse, their retarded dog, and two black cats. Mr. Casey’s poetry touches on a wide range of topics including personal experiences, love, hate, religion, politics, dreams, addiction, sex, parallel dimensions, and many more.

His work has been published in print and online by several literary magazines and small press venues including Triadæ Magazine, Mad Swirl, Zombie Logic Review, Medusa’s Kitchen, Oddball Magazine, Clockwise Cat, Scum Gentry, Alien Buddha Press, The Abyss, Midnight Magazine, Academy of the Heart and Mind, Piker Press, Madness Muse Press, Runcible Spoon, Expat Press, Walking Is Still Honest(W.I.S.H.)Press, Degenerate Literature, Gathering Stories, Constellate Literary Journal, IT-International Times, Visual Verse, The Blue Nib, Pink Litter, In Between Hangovers, Indiana Voice Journal, Poetry Breakfast, Beatnik Cowboy, Dissident Voice, Scarlet Leaf Review, Horror Sleaze Trash, Whispers, Your One Phone Call, I am not a Silent Poet, Tuck Magazine, Terror House Magazine, Outlaw Poetry, Inquietudes Literary Journal, Duane’s PoeTree, High On Poems, Synchronized Chaos, Love Booklet, The Wombwell Rainbow, Bottom Shelf Whiskey, Story Mirror, Stanzaic Stylings, Spillwords Press, The Micropoets Society, Leaves of Ink, PPP Ezine, Poetry Life & Times, Realistic Poetry International, Writing Nights Press, Eber & Wein, The Rye Whiskey Review, Under The Bleachers, Boozehound Reviews, Dope Fiend Daily, Ariel Chart, and countless others.

James spends most of his time writing, but also enjoys practicing magick, creating artwork, and cooking Cajun cuisine.