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What do we know about James Cihlar and his first book, Undoing? That “words are tied up with places,” that colors can stand alone, for themselves, or for an empty sleeve, or the sky in Nebraska, “a white wall . . . pulsing like a ghost” or “a blue so near//you can sink your hand in/a tarp you can reach up and touch.” We know “I didn’t know I could be who I am//until I left ...more
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Published 2008 by Little Pear Press
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I absolutely love the poems in this collection, as I do all of Jim Cihlar's work. Such great insight into the human condition.
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Such beautiful work. It made me want to write poems again.
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James is a remarkably talented poet.
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James Cihlar’s books include A Conversation with My Imaginary Daughter, Rancho Nostalgia, Metaphysical Bailout, and Undoing. His poems have appeared in Forklift, Ohio; Rhino; Prairie Schooner; Bloom; Verse Daily, The American Poetry Review and Lambda Literary Review.
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