This second collection of poems by Gregg Shapiro delve into the memory and meaning of the 1970s.
"Gregg Shapiro proves himself the Cavafy of Chicago.” Richard McCann... It isn’t... More > often that the spirit of the music and the gift of the muse combine, but they certainly do as Gregg Shapiro “opens the box marked 1971” and takes us on a hard-rocking rollercoaster ride through his formative years as both a rock fan and a poet.” Jim DeRogatis ...
“Gregg Shapiro’s poetry of coming of age in the “me decade” becomes the poetry of “us,” as
his keen, compassionate eye recasts and recollects the 1970’s as a time of optimism and possibility." Denise Duhamel< Less