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I MADE MY BOY OUT OF POETRY is a powerful literary vision of rare scope, beauty and emotional intensity composed of stories and poems that flow in and out of each other like the most lucid and articulate of dreams. These are portraits and studies of individual souls attempting to make peace with an awareness of themselves as beings more spiritual than material in a world g

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Published December 20th 2000 by Authors Choice Press (first published 1998)
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Autographed review copy kindly provided by author and GR friend, Aberjhani.

This little volume, Aberjhani's first, is brash, bold and daring. The structure is, for me, unusual as it offers a mixture of genres. There are several clusters of poems, each dealing with certain themes and images. These are interspersed with short stories which are strange and mystical, tending toward the bizarre and sometimes even displaying a sort of--how shall I put this?--black humour.

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Long-time advocate of principles and programs associated with PEN American Center and the Academy of American Poets. My newest books are: Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black; and THE RIVER OF WINGED DREAMS. In addition,the year 2017 marks the 9th anniversary of ELEM ...more
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