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Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions

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As part of the special celebration gift book series, Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Magdalena Ball have produced a new poetry chapbook focusing on fathers, husbands, and men in general. This makes a wonderful gift for Father's Day or anytime you want to say something unique in a way that only poetry can to a special male in your life.
Published March 17th 2010 by CreateSpace
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Magdalena Ball & Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Magdalena Ball have woven their Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions (Volume 1) on March 22, 2010, together like sisters of the same mind when it comes to the men in their lives. Carolyn begins her medley of childhood memories beginning with “All the sound in the world sucked to a waving wailing not...more
Darcia Helle
From the heroic to the mundane, the poems in this book are a beautiful tribute to all fathers. The imagery these two authors create with their words is profound and unique. Each poem took me to a new place and all sparked a vivid memory. These two gifted authors paint a vivid portrait on these pages. True magic.
Remembering Fathers

It's easy to remember our mother's, but sometimes our fathers, perhaps more distant, slip into the past. I loved this collection. Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Magdalena Ball bring back those precious moments with fathers. In the images, you feel the silent memories and see glimpses of the fathers these daughters remember.

I particularly loved Carolyn short poem, “Remembered for His Smile.” It could have been about my father except he smoked cigars.

A line from “Father Earth” in...more
Aug 28, 2011 Carolyn rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions is co-authored by Magdalena Ball and me. It is the fourth in the Celebration Series of chapbooks, a multi award-winning series. Perfect as a Father's Day or birthday gift for the thoughtful man in your life. Only $6.95.
Jul 25, 2011 Magdalena added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Magdalena Ball runs The Compulsive Reader Her stories, poetry, reviews and articles have appeared in many printed anthologies and journals, and have won several awards. She is the author of Black Cow, Repulsion Thrust, The Art of Assessment, Quark Soup, and Sleep Before Evening. Find out more at
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