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Cracked - Timeless Topics of Nature, Courage and Endurance

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First book of 108 contemporary poetry authored by Alice Shapiro is receiving rave reviews in the literary world.
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Cracked Stings of the truthfulness or raw observation. Shapiro adventures through the glimpses of friends, strangers, nature, and the pain of those relationships.
B. L. Pawelek.
Alice Shapiro's poems in "Cracked" explore the complex
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Paperback, 124 pages
Published June 2nd 2009 by Totalrecall Publications (first published March 3rd 2009)
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Despina Panagakos Yeargin
Alice writes with an artist’s eye and with the awareness of a naturalist. She is not our John Muir, but she loves nature and its timeless beauty just as much as he did. She offers her poems as a way for us to connect with nature and with our own emotional landscape and observe, feel, awaken the instincts and emotions ever-present in our lives.

In this body of work, Alice acts as our guide through the terrain of questioning, struggle, hardship, love and gratitude; she helps us to see, to find our
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May 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Alice is a very talented poet. Her words are crafted to pull insightful perceptions from the reader.
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This book was kindly sent by my dear friend Alice.

Every book of poetry should be read slowly.
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Alice Shapiro's third collection of poems, Saltian, was released in 2012 by UnboundContent Press. Poems from Saltian and her first book, Cracked, were nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She was also nominated twice for Georgia Author of the Year. Shapiro studied with William Packard, founder of the NY Quarterly and professor at NYU. She is also winner of the Bill C. Davis Drama Award for a one-act ve ...more
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