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To Tell the Truth I Wanted to be Kitty Carlisle and Other Poems.

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To Tell the Truth I Wanted to be Kitty Carlisle and Other Poems is a poetry chapbook published by Finishing Line Press. There are poems about growing up in the Deep South and poems about the poet's love of opera. There is a poem dedicated to the opera singer, Leontyne Price and a pantoum featuring Maria Callas.
Paperback, 1st, 25 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by Finishing Line Press
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Dec 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
With veracity, vivacity, and enviable stage presence, Davidson Garrett steps forth in his latest chapbook, To Tell the Truth I Wanted to Be Kitty Carlisle—giving us poems that are tender, funny and bold. Garrett takes us from a Louisiana garden to a Harlem hospital, from a Drive-In to the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, all with his characteristic insouciance. Each poem has its star, whether that be an opera diva or a Boy Scout troop or Miss Carlisle herself. Here is a poet who fearlessly examine ...more
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