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Air Swimmer

4.75  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In AIR SWIMMER, Robert W. Kimsey seems to recall the past from the viewpoint of an older soul. From the coal mines of Kentucky to places of quiet reflection, he deals with human relationships and the survival of the spirit, with abuse and family violence, with love and the lack of love--all crafted with a questioning but abiding faith. The poems fit together like the piece ...more
Paperback, 76 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by Futurecycle Press
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Diane Kistner
Jul 04, 2012 Diane Kistner rated it it was amazing
From the Book (out of print):



GARDEN PATCH

It is a lie to say we were farmers.
Great granddad worked the mines,
had a garden patch, raised chickens,
did odd jobs to keep us fed.

Granddad built the store and when his
generosity and the new road caused it
to close he worked the shoe factories
and kept the garden patch.

A small piece of hillside ground
with pole beans, tomatoes, potatoes,
everyday fare.

Just enough food from the earth to go
with the cheese and other goods we
got once a month from the government.


J
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Jul 04, 2012 FutureCycle Press rated it it was amazing
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