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Centres of Treatment: Selected Poems, 1992-2006 By Douglas Isaac
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These are big city poems, hip, and often brutally frank, yet seldom without humor, incisive wit, flashes of satire. As Irish critic Abigail McCullough says, Isaac's poems, "brim with intensity,... More > yet every word and metaphor is handled with iron-like discipline. Lesser poets would stumble.” The title poem wickedly, and hilariously, juxtaposes the responses of two men-—a con just out of jail and a befuddled, if keenly observant, middle age professional-—to the often unproven therapies administered in addiction treatment centers.< Less
Centres of Treatment: Selected Poems, 1992-2006 By Douglas Isaac
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These are big city poems, hip, and often brutally frank, yet seldom without humor, incisive wit, flashes of satire. As Irish critic Abigail McCullough says, Isaac's poems, "brim with intensity,... More > yet every word and metaphor is handled with iron-like discipline. Lesser poets would stumble.” The title poem wickedly, and hilariously, juxtaposes the responses of two men-—a con just out of jail and a befuddled, if keenly observant, middle age professional-—to the often unproven therapies administered in addiction treatment centers.< Less
Evil Sex Poetry By Alec Harkness
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Alec Harkness is just some Middle Class White Guy trying to make sense of it all. For reasons involving a girl and an open-mic night, he started writing poetry; but don't expect the worthy yet... More > irrelevant poetry you know from school, or the angsty self-absorbed emo fluff of love sick teenagers, or the pseudo-intellectual rantings and ramblings of naive idealists. Instead, expect darkly wry reflections on this modern life. Expect controversy, but also wit and intelligence. Expect cynicism, but also pathos and storytelling. Expect modern themes in a classic style. Expect strong language and adult themes from the start. Alec Harkness may just be some Middle Class White Guy but by night he is The Evil Sex Poet< Less
Evil Sex Poetry By Alec Harkness
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Alec Harkness is just some Middle Class White Guy trying to make sense of it all. For reasons involving a girl and an open-mic night, he started writing poetry; but don't expect the worthy yet... More > irrelevant poetry you know from school, or the angsty self-absorbed emo fluff of love sick teenagers, or the pseudo-intellectual rantings and ramblings of naive idealists. Instead, expect darkly wry reflections on this modern life. Expect controversy, but also wit and intelligence. Expect cynicism, but also pathos and storytelling. Expect modern themes in a classic style. Expect strong language and adult themes from the start. Alec Harkness may just be some Middle Class White Guy but by night he is The Evil Sex Poet< Less
purified pages By daniel nehemiah oliver
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purified pages is an invitation to see the world from the perspective of one who has been on an extraordinary journey of the soul. collectively, these poems are an image of transformation, but the... More > consistent message is one of love and redemption. with a unique style born of a mind in which widely disparate influences mingle, al-Qãhırıï has created poems that are at once deeply personal and highly relevant. from the aesthetic and deceptive simplicity of the earlier poems, to the tight rhythms and caustic slang of the epic "jahiliyyah," to later poems like the scintillating "i, mujahid" and the beautiful, ironical "tetrameron," his work sings with a uniquely talented voice that the world needs desperately to hear.< Less
Love Temperature By Wojciech Plocharski
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"Wojciech Plocharski's poetry is an admirable step to a new renaissance and a new type of aesthetic experience. His poems are cunningly worked out in patterns of large vision and flexibility of... More > style. No doubt, Plocharski's chief merit lies in presenting a richly ironical and satirical record of the violently disordered contemporary world. The most distinctive quality of Plocharski is brilliance, which provides him an original place in literature."< Less

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