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Notes from an Orgy

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paul Corman-Roberts has seen the future and it has more going for it than you think it does, trying to hitch one last ride to transcendence against all the odds. Notes from an Orgy is a chronicle of the ecotone that lies between our sordid past and a dark future whose contrasts shine a curious and improbable light.
Paperback, 35 pages
Published 2014 by Paper Press
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Lee Foust
Jun 15, 2014 Lee Foust rated it really liked it
A lovely little book in the modern American poetic grain, a notch above most of its peers, to me, because it verges on the apocalyptic and I like that. It also flirts with Bob Kaufman's American surreal at times, throwing up a mirror before the grinning clownface of our culture, TV, landscapes, and politics. The word "rant" is used on the flyleaf but only because Buckley is dead and O'Reilly has turned all political discussion into out-shouting and name calling so poets have a hard time ...more
Jan
Jan 22, 2016 Jan rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
This is the work of a fellow Oaklander who's a poet's poet. If he were born a quarter-century earlier, he'd have been one San Francisco's Babarians, those descendants of the Beats who read at the old Babar Cafe. As it is, he is personally responsible for the Oakland Renaissance.

Via Flagstaff

A boxer and china doll step
out of a car blaring Kitaro
a thing you hear
over rocky hills and down valleys
where a rebellion fueled
on Wild Irish Rose swims
in a cream filled trench making
your spine great, your fa
...more
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