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The first Google Edition for the modern classic. Features more than 50 celebrated poems, many first presented in spoken word forums as well published in ESSENCE Magazine, plus half a dozen short stories.
ebook, Google Digital, 128 pages
Published December 6th 2010 by Google Editions (first published 1998)
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Autographed review copy kindly provided by author and GR friend, Aberjhani.

This little volume, Aberjhani's first, is brash, bold and daring. The structure is, for me, unusual as it offers a mixture of genres. There are several clusters of poems, each dealing with certain themes and images. These are interspersed with short stories which are strange and mystical, tending toward the bizarre and sometimes even displaying a sort of--how shall I put this?--black humour.

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My newest books are: Journey through the Power of the Rainbow Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black; and THE RIVER OF WINGED DREAMS. In addition,the year 2014 marks the 6th anniversary of ELEMENTAL The Power of Illuminated Love with the artist Luther E. Vann.

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