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Disco Prairie Social Aid and Pleasure Club

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A compilation of one to 3 line excerpts from poems by 144 poets, one per person, organized alphabetically according to authors' last names.
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Published 2010 by Factory Hollow Press
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This is the type of bk that's the delight of bibliophiles such as myself. Simultaneously simple in terms of its organizing principles & complex in terms of the social outreach that its production must've involved, it's delightful in various ways. It has those little touches that bibliophiles appreciate: a built-in bookmark, good for keeping the place of a favorite poem excerpt, & a "Memorandum" section at the rear, good for adding notes. These touches encourage the interactive.

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Michael
May 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Excerpt from Disco Prairie Social Aid and Pleasure Club:

-18-
Of course a quilt is a house—
And of course you can become so enamored
with an image that you become it:

-19-
Gladys went to the parade knowing that there wouldn't be any funnel cake.

-20-
There are no more elegant redemptive plots.

-21-
I'm looking out the window at the wing again.
It's like looking into someone's
girlfriend's ear, as she's sleeping.
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Dara Wier's books include You Good Thing (Wave Books 2013), Selected Poems (Wave Books 2011), Remnants of Hannah (Wave Books 2006), Hat On a Pond (Verse Press 2002), and Voyages in English (Carnegie Mellon 2001). Reverse Rapture (Verse Press 2005), a book length poem in nine-line stanzas in nine-stanza pieces, was selected by Stephen Rodefer for the 2006 Poetry Center Book Award from The American ...more