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The Laughing Game
Marianne Kunkel
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The Laughing Game

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First poetry collection by poet and Prairie Schooner Managing Editor Marianne Kunkel.
Paperback, 26 pages
Published 2012 by Finishing Line Press
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Demisty Bellinger
The Laughing Game is only a chapbook, which is too bad because after page 26, which is the last page, I wanted to keep reading. Poems out of a dysfunctional but loving (and loved) family, of past loves and present joys--no sentimentality but touching--make for a compelling collection. I just wanted more.

The title piece, a candid but quick look at her cousin's anorexia, begins with the decay of a tooth, a visible "BB-sized black mark." The imagery throughout the poem is strikingly effective. All
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