Selected by Poetry.About.com as one of its Best Books of 2009. Mixing humor and imagination, visions of a healthy future and the windstorm realities of today, this collection of poems by Eliot Katz... More > and artwork by William T. Ayton deals with themes of love, war, politics, ecology, and daily life.
"I love these poems, which are full of passion and thought. Eliot Katz is among a handful of contemporary American poets whose work speaks to me."--Howard Zinn
"Eliot is right up there carrying the torch for Whitman and Ginsberg, keeping their vision alive and well....A must-read for anyone who believes poetry can still celebrate life."--Alicia Ostriker
"William Ayton has mastered the art of drawing with ink and brush. Like the words of Eliot Katz, his brush marks the page with deliberate force. A broken eggshell, weapons and dreams, a stroke that cannot be taken back." --Tim Slowinski< Less