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Winner of the 1987 Brittingham Prize in Poetry.
Paperback, 68 pages
Published October 15th 1987 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published 1987)
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Shelves: poetry
I was fortunate to have Kirby direct my honors thesis about a 100 years ago at Florida State. I imagine him now as doing the true work of a poet: constantly reading, observing, and dredging memory to mine the good stuff that makes a poem. His poems in this collection are (mostly) long, thin, and conversational, bristling with humor where you least expect it. My favorites are "I Think I Am Going to Call My Wife Parquay," "The Late News," and "Man Drowning in Restaurant," but there's not a loser i ...more
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