New Cover for Wine Songs, Vinegar Verses
Wine Songs, Vinegar Verses has a new cover, designed by Phillip Gessert: Far more striking than the original cover, no?
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‘Tis the Season… for Winning an Autographed Copy of Spring’s Fall!
I am giving away 10 autographed copies of Spring’s Fall via Kirkus Reviews! The story of one young man crossing the burning bridge between innocence and experience, Spring’s Fall is a narrative dramatic poem comprised of several stand-alone poems about fitting in and falling out, finding oneself and losing oneself, and discovering the meanings of life, love, and identity. An unusual but familiar coming-of-age narrative, Spring’s Fall is a poem written in an unfashionable style that represents both the uniqueness and awkwardness felt by many adolescents trying to find their place in a world seemingly made for everyone else but Read more…
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Monday Poem: Unbelievable
Once, Johnny screamed that he was stuck down in a well-beyond-healthy relationship with a young blond teacher. The authorities that heard saw straight to him then through him and laughed. “It’s not a man’s problem, and would actually be a joy for any smart boy properly oriented toward maturity.” Bookish types were apparently well-known for their prowess in spinning tales about wolves and role-reversals. Probable truth: Johnny acts out in class, is punished, then makes a rash decision to get back at his punisher. If only he’d admit to his real problem. “When you find a Read more…