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long love poem with descriptive title is a full-length poetry book consisting of one long poem accompanied by little drawings of plants, animals, and a lamp.
Paperback, First Edition, 97 pages
Published September 2010 by Scrambler Books

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Trey Harris
really warmed up to this in the last 1/3 or 1/4. in some parts savoca uses some cliches in a very sincere way that I liked a lot.
Carolyn DeCarlo
this poem made me feel a lot of things. it had a lot of 'quotable material' and made me laugh a lot. it was simultaneously wrought with the fragile emotions of a relationship. the layout/size of the book was sometimes distracting to me but i liked the pictures. i read this after reading morocco, which also has poems by kendra grant malone in it. i am a little bit in love with kendra grant malone. now i am also a little bit in love with matthew savoca. was nice to read him on his own and just hea...more
Annalisa Pegrum
i liked the tenderness, the ironic remarks, its sense of humour. it made me laugh out loud a couple of times. other times it made me sad. i like some of the crazy ideas in there. i love the words "love" and "compassion" in there. the rhythm is slow, and it makes you feel comfy with it, as if you were at home wearing your favourite flipflops. i wonder why it is a long poem and not smaller ones. but that really is not the most important thing. i have some beautiful images incrusted in my head. ni...more
Matthew Savoca
Nov 06, 2010 Matthew Savoca rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
an un-named famous musician (has a record review on pitchfork.com) said this to me in an email about this book: "...I especially like your dialogue. You reign all the sadness of the world into short, simple, and sweet phrases that somehow tame all the chaos of corpses leaking into the water pipes..."

here's a really good review: http://onlives.net/2010/11/06/long-lo...
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Matthew Savoca was born in 1982 in Pennsylvania and now lives in New York and PA where he works as a carpenter. He wrote the book I Don't Know I Said, which was released this year. His book of stories Why I Hate Nature will be published in 2014.
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