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Astilla By J L Carey Jr
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J L Carey Jr’s pop culture conspiracy fiction, Astilla is a searching vision of alternate reality, in a dystopian future where humans are overrun by seemingly alien beings in an attempt to cull... More > the masses. The ruling order conspires to realize a mass depopulation agenda by engineering a gene stealer or “el Chupacabra”. But, will their plot go too far? While the short story captures Carey’s humor it is also a disturbing look into some of the prevailing theories of false alien attack, genetically engineered bio-weapons and the elites plan to bring down the world’s population for their own selfish ends. Written in the looming shadow of fascism in the U.S., Astilla speaks to a generation bombarded by mass-entertainment, relentless technology, a barrage of persuasive ads, and the hidden in plain sight influence of oligarchical elites.< Less
Turning Pages By J L Carey Jr
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Turning Pages is J L Carey Jr's collection of existential poems, which revolve around the mythological Japanese priest, Ajari - Joan. Legend states that the priest, Ajari - Joan, lived in a temple... More > at the top of a mountain (Hakkotsu - San), but after entering the village at the base, fell in love with a beautiful young woman. Ajari - Joan broke his vows only to go insane. Cursed, he began wandering the mountain until, in his old age, he regained his wits, sat down and began to pray. As the priest died his bones continued to pray and it is said that one can still hear his haunting chants today on Skeleton Mountain. Some praise from the book: "There is an intrinsic universal truth to his work that transcends religious, political and cultural barriers." - Christine Bruness, Author of Alley Cat. "A magical paperback poetry collection from American poet, J L Carey Jr." - Helium, Paul Rance< Less
Songs of Epigenesis By J L Carey Jr
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This is Repressionist and Pop Culture Conspiracy writer, J L Carey Jr's, 4th collection of poetry. The body of work revolves around metamorphosis and forced change and is elegantly dealt with in... More > prelude like poems. The poetic journey takes the reader from conception to cessation and what may lay beyond. Much of the work deals with the struggle that is life and the pain and emotion we keep hidden within us.< Less
Turning Pages By J L Carey Jr
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Turning Pages is J L Carey Jr’s collection of existential poems. They are a rich and transcendental body of work, which, revolves around the mythological priest, Ajari – Joan. The... More > collection is a journey through the human condition and finds a fresh structure built on the haiku form. Legend states that the Japanese priest lived in a temple at the top of a mountain (Hakkotsu – San), but after entering the village at the base, fell in love with a beautiful young woman. Ajari – Joan broke his vows only to go insane. Cursed, he wandered this mountain until, in his old age, he regained his wits, sat down and began to pray. As the priest died his bones continued to pray and it is said that one can still hear his haunting chants today on Skeleton Mountain.< Less
Callous, in Spring By J L Carey Jr
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Callous, in Spring is an intriguing reflection on life, perceptions and our fleeting dreams. Spanning a so-far-incomplete life, the selected works follow Carey¹s progress of maturation. The... More > beginning poems are stark, dealing with ruminations on disillusionment, as the title suggests. The middle takes on a lighter feel and some of Carey’s humor is allowed to show through, though many of the poems like, “Sailor Bob’s Got Room to Spare” and “It’s Close Now”, still deal with loss and the lessons that come with it. The end pieces such as, “A Poem for Cinco de Mayo” and “The Human House”, are the most galvanizing poems and it’s here that the existentialism moves towards the Repressionism that Carey is known for.< Less
Estranged Union By J L Carey Jr
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J L Carey Jr’s, Estranged Union, is a historically significant travel journal consisting of prose, poetry and original artwork. The travel journal is written in the classic Haibun style of... More > Japanese poets Basho and Issa. The collection chronicles the poet’s travels in the automotive industry of Michigan during the Great Recession of 2008-2010. The work captures the atmosphere of loss, fear and anger as many in this fragile and repressive time attempt to reinvent themselves and weather the struggle. It is a heartfelt assemblage that is unquestionably honest in breath as it speaks across generations and social stratifications.< Less
The Reflection of Elias Dumont By J L Carey Jr
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In 1811, the New Madrid earthquakes cause a transformation of the Mississippi river, as well as a young man named Elias Dumont. The flooded river delivers a curious mirror into Elias’... More > possession that consequently gives him immortality. Elias, possessed by the mirror, destroys anyone he believes may know about his secret, including his first love. Suicidal over his actions and unable to die, he goes on to live a life of debauchery until he falls in love with a lamia named Echo. Along the years, he devises a plan to cheat his curse and gain true immortality by freeing his soul from the mirror. Can Elias avoid the others whose souls are trapped in the mirror and who will stop at nothing to get the mirror back?< Less
Estranged Union By J L Carey Jr
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J L Carey Jr’s, Estranged Union, is a historically significant travel journal consisting of prose, poetry and original artwork. The travel journal is written in the classic Haibun style of... More > Japanese poets Basho and Issa. The collection chronicles the poet’s travels in the automotive industry of Michigan during the Great Recession of 2008-2010. The work captures the atmosphere of loss, fear and anger as many in this fragile and repressive time attempt to reinvent themselves and weather the struggle. It is a heartfelt assemblage that is unquestionably honest in breath as it speaks across generations and social stratifications.< Less
Repressions By J L Carey Jr
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Repressions is a collection of poems by authors William S. Tribell, Tina Twito, and J L Carey Jr. Their Repressionist movement culminated during the economic downturn known as the “Great... More > Recession,” a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and 2010s. The work explored social and economic repressions, as well as, repressed memories and emotions. Many of their poems sought to understand and bring these repressions to the surface, thus re-pressing them or bringing them to light once again. The collection also captures the spirit of what came to be known as the “lost generation”< Less

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