The Hunted River
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The Hunted River

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The Hunted River is a book of poems dealing with phases of life and mind. The poems examine the struggle between status quo and growth, comfort and change, control and freedom. The voice in these poems ranges from mystic tenor to bass blue collar, all the while asking if nature is what we see, what we cannot see, or what we want to see.

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Published 2012 by FutureCycle Press (first published August 1st 2009)
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Diane Kistner
As editor and designer, I cannot ethically review this book, but I can share with you a few of the poems that have stuck with me.


DREAM OF THE ELECTRIC EEL

nothing shocks me
not even the black leaves forming the sky
of this swamp nor my shape
in the dark water dammed with ash

no one to hug me
I am my own arm
have made the absence of touch a weapon
made my voice an image in the current
too late announcing my coming

fishermen throw me back without touching the line
snakes shed a skin of ash
when I grow suddenl...more
FutureCycle Press
We are the publisher, so all of our authors get five stars from us.
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