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In poems of depraved depth, cruel devotion, and terrible beauty, Gospels of Rage issues a challenge to infuse the human voice and spirit into this shameless age of fanaticism and post-nuclear barbarity. With acute curiosity, the poet F.F. White broke bread with terrorist sympathizers, sat vigil in mosques and fundamentalist compounds, lived homeless, slept in dens of ...more
Paperback, 66 pages
Published March 5th 2012 by Scribbulations LLC
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Jul 18, 2012 Tedpro rated it it was amazing
Gospels of Rage is a raw, smart, and alarming book of poems that collect up to an angry prayer for the 20th century. The author's tone is full of both hate and reverence for the worst horrors that the world can offer, and both the hate and the reverence seem to hold equal sincerity.

The author's perspective jumps from poem to poem as he talks about war, religion, history, capitalism, and hope. He sides against you as often as with you. White combines anger and romance, reverence and bitter mourni
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F. F. White Gospels of Rage
"Gospels of Rage illuminates the lives and deeds of those who fall prey to the prevailing culture of fanaticism in the world today."
It does that in a way only poetry can: with passion, intensity, compassion, and insight.
Don't put this book on your nightstand; put it on your pulpit, by your microphone, or next to your computer as you write your blog.
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Excellent. Poignant. Dark. A must-read for those who appreciate the macabre taken from life.
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f. f. white is a technical writer from the Silicon Valley and graduate of UC Santa Cruz's creative writing program. He was raised in the wilderness by park rangers, where he acquired an interest in biology and ecology. He is the author of one volume of poetry, Gospels of Rage, and a short novel, A Phantom Agony, both published in 2012. His work has appeared in the The Road Not Taken: a journal of ...more
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