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The Barbie Poems Vol I
 
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Lyn Lifshin
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The Barbie Poems Vol I

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This is series of poems by noted poet, Lyn Lifshin, with each poem based on a Barbie doll theme.
chapbook, 34 pages
Published 2004 by Lummox Press
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Pris Campbell
This is the first of two Barbie volumes by Lyn Lifshin. The poems are both clever and well written. Some poem titles are 'Barbie Feels There Is Someone Else Inside Her' ('she feels a finger giving her the finger, a yelp or howl'), 'Barbie Gets Into Erotic and Porn' (She's sick of her army clothes, her nurse uniform, wants a rhinestone g-string...), and 'Barbie Isn't Sure About Men Who Are Afraid of Commitment' (..She's already felt empty herself, hollow, plastic. But for once, she's almost glad ...more
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