Skins: Poems
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Skins: Poems

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Unknown Binding, 95 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Fithian Press
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I admit that I am not a regular reader of poetry in volumes, merely being a devoted follower of a some few whose lines burn in my head after finishing them, make me laugh or shake or cry or twist my tongue and brain into knots...

The poem that does that for me in Skins, is "Every Poem a Celebration," which was read to me by my AP English teacher in high school and received rare unanimous approval from us.

I remembered two elements greatly: the feel of the heavy onset of summer marked by blooming f...more
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Joyce Thomas is a Professor of English at Castleton State College in Vermont and in addition to poetry has authored Inside the Wolf's Belly: Aspects of the Fairy Tale.
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stuck in mid tropic strut, it sometimes stands

as if considering how to cool avian plastic,
dive into the mown lagoon of lawn;
how take flight on dayglow flap-
doodle wings, no matter
if it is ball-bald going nowhere fast.”
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