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Spiderman IV : Of Lords of Crime & Greedy Kingpins By John Landau
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Spiderman teams up with Daredevil to take on the greedy Kingpin! Social justice and political economy do fisticuffs in this adventure around the Third World! Spidey must face up not only to one of... More > his most sinister villains, but to his own forbidden desires ... when he meets ... the Black Cat! Adventure, ecstatic poetry, romance, and debate all come together in this action-packed story! The 4th in the "Spiderman in Iambic Pentameter" series.< Less
San Francisco Prelude By John Landau
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A rollicking love-memoir in Iambic Pentameter. The prelude to a poetic life.
Spiderman III : Of Birds of Prey & Creeping Things By John Landau
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Spiderman is back! With over 70 original black and white photo illustrations, giving it a very comic-book, broadside feel! In light and springy verse that carries through adventure with élan... More > and drama! Now his nemesis the Vulture comes to haunt the town with gory carnage! Can Spiderman defeat this wrathful foe? And at what cost? Peter will pay the ultimate price, give up his very heart to save the city! Come watch a hero weep, and earn his hard-won laurels with a sacrifice. Will he ever be the same? Tune in and see! Once again, poet John Landau translates pop culture into the eternal carnival-speech of verse, taking you on a rollicking ride through the webhead's bumpy life, to set a new adventure on its sail! The sequel to "Of men and spiders sing", the origin-song, and "Of sand and strands, unspindle", facing him with the slippery villain of sand, Spiderman III continues this tangled romp of acrobatics, agile pugilism, and quips and capers!Romance, adventure, and tragedy. For all ages.< Less
Spiderman in Iambic Pentameter By John Landau
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A tribute to Spiderman in the Iambic Pentameter of Shakespeare, Milton, and Wordsworth, in the original style of the author. Includes "Of Men and Spiders Sing", the classic Spiderman origin... More > tale retold in blank verse, and "Of Sand and Strands Unspindle", an original story pitting Sandman against Spiderman. Two books in one! Both are filled with beautiful black and white illustrations and photos, to give an old broadside feel, and printed in the Folio font of Shakespeare, with a parchment background to enhance the classic atmosphere. But these are not Elizabethan gimmicks, but genuine poetry designed to make your heart soar as our hero does! Adventure-sports enthusiasts will find their own activities described with ecstatic flourish, as Spiderman leaps, swings, and sails the air. This is a poetry experience like you've never had before! Both action-packed and beautiful, Spiderman in Iambic Pentameter will turn those into comics onto the possibilities of poetry, and poets onto comic possibilities. Enjoy!< Less
Hibiscus By John Landau
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An elven tale of love and loss, told in skaldic speech. A novelette in operatic prose-poetry transforming memoire into crystal menagerie, Hibiscus dances ballet-prose into verse-pirouettes that spin... More > the heart dizzy. Gongora gong-chimes the galleys again, Borges' spindle-spells meshing baroque weep with crack-of-egg-yolk love. Memory made pure with polish, romance raised to relic and holographic shrine, an epitaph of eternal moments now passed, Hibiscus is Rimbaud meets Bragi, Beowulf wrapped Wilde around Hopkins to praise the gifts of the Goddess of Love.< Less
Nights of Bliss, Apparitions of Wonder By John Landau
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A brief chronicle in blank verse, free verse, and rhyme of some of the many ecstasies of love.
Gilgamesh and Enkidu By John Landau
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A bold new retelling of the ancient Sumerian epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh and Enkidu draws out the clash and partnership between civilization and wild nature in a gripping new, poetic midrash on the... More > original. Adventure, romance, philosophy, and elegy meet in this revisioning of the first and most ancient tale of civilization itself. This is the kernel and core of our issues and challenges, told in luscious blank verse. A must-have for the student of ecology, of urban planning, and of literature, Gilgamesh and Enkidu offers a way out of our modern dilemmas into a fresh, new vision, and lyrical existence.< Less
Blue Jeans & Autumn Leaves By John Landau
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A tale of coming of age in blank verse, a Wordsworthian reflection on first romance and a first year abroad at college, told in humorous appreciation, crazy antics, and mad love. Crank up the... More > soundtrack with Captain Beefheart, the Stones, and Jethro Tull.< Less
April Fools and Other Gestes By John Landau
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This extravaganza of curmudgeonly geste and aerodynamic verse takes the Spring by force! Passages of beauty to melt your hardened heart! Monologues of great gasp and stature to harvest a crop of... More > sighs and tears of beauty!< Less
Gimme What I Need So I Can Give All I Got By John Landau
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Imagine what you could be if you never had to worry about money again. Imagine what kind of world that would be for everyone to live in. Imagine a world where you are free to throw yourself into... More > service, without worry about your needs, to explore and stretch your interests, to try your hand at many things, to feel part of a larger community where one's life has significance in a sharing of talents and resources beyond anything we can imagine now. Imagine a world where the goal is not to get a few people rich, but to free everyone up to explode into the fullness of everything they can be, and the utter richness to which that will give birth. Imagine a world where you are given what you need to give all you got -- so everyone can thrive and enrich each other. That world is the world of the Integrated Gift Network. Come explore how society can be organized so that all of life becomes a Gift, beyond money, beyond poverty, beyond the narrow bounds of quid pro quo, into an open source world.< Less

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