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Shad Marsh

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in Springville, NY, The United States



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Due to a variety of things this blog is hereto-forthwith on hiatus. I hope to return to Nice Marmot at some point in the not to distant future. Your humble blog master.

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The Commentaries
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007
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The Ape Question (Romance)
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Description: A silly (and some may say filthy) story I wrote that I never liked quite enough to "finish" but yet that I still somehow like enough not to banish it to parts unknown.
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“It is proved...that things cannot be other than they are, for since everything was made for a purpose, it follows that everything is made for the best purpose.”
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message 1: by W.B.

W.B. Hey, I got your book in the mail.


It's really, really stellar stuff.

I was hoping you had made the hand emendations for the typos that seemed to exasperate you (love that handwritten touch!) but I think I figured where they were and read over them fine...a word dropped out in one, etc....

It arrived the same day this supernally designed Hokuseido press edition of Akutagawa's KAPPA came, so I was flipping back and forth between his book and yours, and they complemented each other splendidly!

The poems in your collection are austere, but austere in the way ancient stilettos in a museum are...they're made for one purpose and looking at them, we know they could still accomplish their dark purpose at a moment's notice.

Your poems have equally unequivocal points.

Props to the Maker.

message 2: by Shad

Shad thanks man. glad you enjoyed it.

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