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Greg Bem

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Average rating: 4.67 · 3 ratings · 0 reviews · 4 distinct works
ANTE

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009
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Of Spray and Mist

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Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit
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This book is so, so good. I love most of what Solnit has authored and I this one really struck me because, while also creative nonfiction, it is directly about Solnit's life as a writer. It's super short too, which supports the brevity of Solnit's id ...more
Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit
Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit
Recollections of My Non-Existence by Rebecca Solnit
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Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit
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This book is so, so good. I love most of what Solnit has authored and I this one really struck me because, while also creative nonfiction, it is directly about Solnit's life as a writer. It's super short too, which supports the brevity of Solnit's id ...more
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Yi Sang by Yi Sang
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This is a monumental work. It would be difficult to summarize the range/scope within a short review here. I recommend this to anyone who is interested in or accustomed to modern and contemporary Korean poetry. Inspired by Dada, Yi's work is also deli ...more
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Requisite by Tanya Holtland
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Tanya Holtland's first full length book dives deep into the textures of spiritual ecology through four distinct but inseparable sequences of sparse verse that sit like crystals on the page. Each passage is concerned with potential and actual transfor ...more
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The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
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While the concepts are at their core inspiring, this book ultimately fails to hold up in 2021. The themes are entirely heteronormative, the references to Christianity are obnoxious, and the pressure of the institution of marriage is surreal. Google t ...more
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Grace Notes by Rita Dove
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My first foray into Rita Dove's early work. She's clearly on an elevated plain, contemplative and not holding back between all the poems and their themes. A book filled with literary and historical references, but deeply personal, Grace Notes is the ...more
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Voir Dire by Nico Vassilakis
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Nico Vassilakis brings the full casual into his world of vispo and alphabetic poetics. Unlike previous works that have examined the visual through the visual, Voir Dire presents sequences in more conventional verse. The examination brings out the poe ...more
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173380 Platypus Press — 238 members — last activity Jan 08, 2021 11:41PM
Platypus Press is an independent publisher of poetry, fiction & narrative non-fiction based in England. Our literary & arts journal WILDNESS is now ...more



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