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Glass Cuts the Shadow By Danny Lee Ingram
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Danny Lee Ingram -- PAPERBACK -- Images prevail in this book of poems, poems that stimulate the senses and range from haiku to blank verse to free verse on the cutting edge. Break-ups, reality... More > checks, and tongue-in-cheek humor all present sharp edges that cut through the mask, pierce the skin, or tickle the fancy. Reviewers International Organization: Poetry emerges from crystallized perception of one's immediate world which becomes a singular story for both writer and reader. That in turn engages and elicits more perception and more story. Glass Cuts the Shadow does just that, leaving a multi-flavored appreciation for the endless variety of living experience.... Unique in kind, each poem in this short collection promises to awaken your shadow and gently or firmly cut to clarity and change. Fascinating!< Less
Emma Strunk By tony nesca
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Emma Strunk is a novel-in-verse about a group of downtown, core-area dwellers taking place in the fictional town of peg zero, and the lives they lead through addiction, wandering, love and sex. From... More > Laura the goth crack-head, to Reggie the Barbados immigrant turned small time criminal, to the drug dealing Bob and many others, Emma Strunk takes you through an uncensored, desperate, emotional, humorous, gut-wrenching and sometimes surreal wild trip of late-night-ghetto-living, and the struggles and small triumphs that ensue. Written in free-form verse, or poetry if you like, Emma Strunk is a singular and important work from the pen of underground writer Tony Nesca.(Hardcover version)< Less
Emma Strunk By tony nesca
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Emma Strunk is a novel-in-verse about a group of downtown, core-area dwellers taking place in the fictional town of peg zero, and the lives they lead through addiction, wandering, love and sex. From... More > Laura the goth crack-head, to Reggie the Barbados immigrant turned small time criminal, to the drug dealing Bob and many others, Emma Strunk takes you through an uncensored, desperate, emotional, humorous, gut-wrenching and sometimes surreal wild trip of late-night-ghetto-living, and the struggles and small triumphs that ensue. Written in free-form verse, or poetry if you like, Emma Strunk is a singular and important work from the pen of underground writer Tony Nesca.(Hardcover version)< Less
fail By Dave Morrison
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Hailed as 'A hearty weed in the garden of American poetry' Dave Morrison's poems have been published in literary magazines and anthologies, and featured on Writer’s Almanac. 'Fail' is his... More > eighth collection of poetry. “There is no voice quite like his. What shines in every poem is musical sound and rhythm, grittiness, reality, humor, and the rare ability to tackle serious subjects without taking himself too seriously.” (Alice Persons, Editor and Publisher, Moon Pie Press) “Morrison’s eye for detail and his razor-sharp sense of humor elevate his words into something visceral and anchored in the real world, whether it’s in the past or the present.” (Emily Burnham, Bangor Daily News) “By tapping into his tumultuous past, Morrison has created work that is not only technically sound, but viscerally engaging. His is no passive verse; it grabs you by the collar and demands your attention.” (Allen Adams, themaineedge.com)< Less
Confessions of a Caricaturist By Oliver Herford
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Confessions of a Caricaturist by Oliver Herford. Oliver Herford (1863-1935), a British-born American humor writer, artist, and illustrator, was the author of over 50 humorous books of light verse... More > and prose who has been called "The American Oscar Wilde." As a frequent contributor to The Mentor, Life, and Ladies' Home Journal, he sometimes signed his artwork as "O Herford." In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little Book of Bores (1906). He also wrote short poems like The Chimpanzee and The Hen, as well as writing and illustrating The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten (1904), Cynic's Calendar (1917) and Excuse It Please (1930). He also co-authored John Cecil Clay in writing Cupid's Almanac and Guide to Hearticulture for This Year and Next by Clay in 1908.< Less
Limericks We Lived By B. T. Enos
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A new topical, but light-hearted, collection of limericks. Some of the selected verses may deal with the serious news, but all are filled with irony and good humor in the true limerick tradition.... More > Many of the poems offer a fresh look at simple human nature and social trends including the evolution of language. The sports and entertainment pages are also covered with good fun. Lovers of whimsical poetry will find a bonus chapter on just what makes the ideal limerick. A must for those who enjoy writing their own. “A recommended addition to every limerick enthusiast's library.” - Reginald T. O'Leary, Dublin Limerick Society< Less
Here, There and Everywhere By Steve Kralick
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Prose and verse both tell stories in various styles, and you'll find them all in this facinating collection ranging from the Caribbean islands to Christmas stories. Enjoy author Steve Kralick's... More > newest beach book, fun-loving, mesmerizing tales, yarns and poetic forms-some humorous-some descriptive-all thought provoking. It's the perfect book for your anytime, anywhere favorite place. There's something in this little production for everyone of every age; consider a few for bedtime stories. It is truly a unique treasure chest that even an old pirate like Steve enjoys.< Less
Here, There and Everywhere By Steve Kralick
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Prose and verse both tell stories in various styles, and you'll find them all in this facinating collection ranging from the Caribbean islands to Christmas stories. Enjoy author Steve Kralick's... More > newest beach book, fun-loving, mesmerizing tales, yarns and poetic forms-some humorous-some descriptive-all thought provoking. It's the perfect book for your anytime, anywhere favorite place. There's something in this little production for everyone of every age; consider a few for bedtime stories. It is truly a unique treasure chest that even an old pirate like Steve enjoys.< Less
And The Seraphim Wept By Philip Danufsky
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Philip is a retired pediatrician who lives and practices idleness in the City of Angels. He has published one previous book of poetry, The Mirror, which was received with no small acclaim. (No great... More > acclaim, either.) A reading at a meeting of psychologists was followed by five minutes of utter silence. He prefers lyric, formal verse, describing emotions and human foibles; with occasional fits of humor. Disclaimer: Some poems may be depressing. Philip assumes no responsibility for untoward consequences suffered by the reader. The book is considered safe for children who do not have access to an unabridged dictionary.< Less
And The Seraphim Wept By Philip Danufsky
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Philip is a retired pediatrician who lives and practices idleness in the City of Angels. He has published one previous book of poetry, The Mirror, which was received with no small acclaim. (No great... More > acclaim, either.) A reading at a meeting of psychologists was followed by five minutes of utter silence. He prefers lyric, formal verse, describing emotions and human foibles; with occasional fits of humor. Disclaimer: Some poems may be depressing. Philip assumes no responsibility for untoward consequences suffered by the reader. The book is considered safe for children who do not have access to an unabridged dictionary.< Less

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