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True Stories from the Future

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"True Stories from the Future" is the winner of the 2011 Boone's Dock Press Uncle Walt's chapbook contest for poetry.

A. Molotkov is a writer, composer, filmmaker and visual artist.

Born in St. Petersburg, he moved to the U.S. in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993. He is the author of several novels, short story and poetry collections. His credits include the 2
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Paperback, 36 pages
Published 2011
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Shawn Sorensen
Mar 22, 2012 Shawn Sorensen rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
True Stories from the Future represents one of the kindest, clearest looks at ended relationships, the passing of time and the grating sadness of hierarchy. It is poetry not accompanied by reference, by biography. Its frequent "you" and other perspectives are all more of an endless series of openings for the reader than a confession by the writer.

A light playfulness permeates many of the poems, which borders on confidence in the book's best pieces:

"The Pharaoh's Plans"

Pharaoh Degraab
sent his sl
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John Williams
Mar 10, 2013 John Williams rated it it was amazing
Surreal and yet universal and accessible to the open mind, True Stories from the Future manipulates language and our assumptions about experience to provide a unique perspective on the world and how we can approach it. Neither formal nor experimental, it balances between concept and emotion and is a very inviting collection. I'd highly suggest it!
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