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Background Noise: Poems, Vignettes and Word Explosions

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Events, statistics, facts and emotions are all processed into the Background Noise of our minds, which influences our lives.
The human experience can be limited and fragile
and the quickening pace of technological change compounds this contradiction.
Each stimuli contributes to part of the noise, yielding a sputtering clutter - a white sound where little stands out except
Kindle Edition, 199 pages
Published August 3rd 2015 by Los Angeles Poets' Press (first published August 6th 2014)
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Azelyn Klein
Jan 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry, nonfiction
(Review originally found on Word Storm.)

“Remember when we heard the thunder
Saw the light that made us wonder
As the rain fell in the night
The years have passed ̶ the tender aching
Pages turned ̶ memories fading
As the rain fell into the night”

—excerpt from “Seasons of Paper”

There’s something about some poems that beg to be read aloud. I came across several such poems in Background Noise and just had to share them with the nearest family member. Reading poems aloud is such fun!

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