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Anonymous He

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99 poems, old and new, from Haikus to five-page poems, from poems about lumps to a poem in Spanish
Paperback, 140 pages
Published March 22nd 2012 by Rock Island Press
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Steven
Dec 12, 2014 Steven rated it really liked it
Delicious poems. Wondrous, sweet little things that make you think, or reflect, or simply smile. Each one is sort of a happy little surprise. Turning to a new one is a bit like opening the door to the little ones on Halloween. They may be angry or scary or haunted or murderous, but somehow they always leave you grinning, enjoying the spectacle.

(And yes, these poems make sense. This is not Picasso does poetry. Nothing absurdist or pointless. No "experimental" pieces that make you feel conned for
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James
Mar 26, 2012 James rated it it was amazing
A great selection of poems - some are happy; some are melancholy plaints for lost love. It's a joy just to flip through the pages and read at random or mark your favorites in the Table of Contents and read them over and over. That's what I like to do.
Louis Skipper
Mar 12, 2012 Louis Skipper rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
All bias aside (most of it, at least), this is a pretty good book of poetry. They aren't all great. Some I kept in because other people like them even though I didn't. Others, like "Old Man Poems" I think everyone will like.
Ken
Ken rated it it was amazing
Mar 06, 2012
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Louis Skipper (b. 1964) was born in Pearland (Houston), Texas. Educated at Sam Houston State University under Texas Poet Laureate Dr. Paul Ruffin, Rice University, and in the creative writing program at the University of Houston, he went into education himself and was an English teacher for 20 years.

Mr. Skipper began writing in high school and continued in college while serving on the editorial bo
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