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Don
Dec 25, 2008 Don rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
It's a chapbook, not War & Peace. Danger: no flarf or conceptual content.
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Oct 06, 2010 JSA Lowe rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Farren, Oleoptene
Best new book of 2009! But seriously, all stabs at flarfurnuttiness aside....

HOLY COW THIS IS GOOD. I just blew my entire carefully planned morning staring at its electronic pages. First off I love the final (title) poem, which kills me. It just KILLS ME. Its straggling bees, its amniotic swish, its furnace guy. I am crazy for this poem. (Full disclosure: I'm also a neurotic woman always in quest of a patron saint.)

Also "On Thanksgiving." Also the poems "On fixing things" and "On being philosoph
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Don Share is the editor of Poetry magazine. His most recent books are Wishbone (Black Sparrow), Union (Eyewear), and Bunting’s Persia (Flood Editions); he has also edited a critical edition of Basil Bunting’s poems for Faber and Faber. His translations of Miguel Hernández, awarded the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán, were published in a revised and expanded ...more
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