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The Curious Builder

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Poetry. "A clear, marvelous eye for his surroundings and an ability to depict them precisely...would be enjoyed by a wide audience" Reagan Upshaw."
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Published November 1st 1992 by Hanging Loose Press
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Margaret
May 10, 2012 Margaret rated it liked it
I don't often read poetry and picked this up mainly because it looked short... It is a fairly enjoyable read, which a certain kind of humor. If you're considering reading it, you probably should. (And what could you lose from doing so, anyway?)
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Jul 30, 2007 Mitch rated it it was amazing
Fabulous book by one of New York's best poets. Violi is smart, funny & as tricky as they come. Many of the poems in this collection are hilarious, but the title poem is something more ... sublime.
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Paul Randolph Violi was an American poet born

He was the author of eleven books of poetry, including Splurge, Fracas, The Curious Builder, Likewise, and most recently Overnight.

Violi was managing editor of The Architectural Forum from 1972–1974, worked on free-lance projects at Universal Limited Art Editions and as chairman of the Associate Council Poetry Committee, he organized a series of readi
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