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You don't so much as read Self Help Poems as much as you absorb it. Each of Starkweather's stringent and cleverly witty inventions seeps in through the window like the smell of freshly cut grass. You'll either die laughing in the light of their simplistic charm or wallop a stranger in its shadows. In a book that tries to find the opposite of midway, there are no compromise ...more
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Published October 2010 by Greying Ghost

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I’ve always said Mike Tyson is my favorite poet. He was on Charlie Rose last night; he’s 42 years old now. At one point, when Charlie and some indie director were talking about art, he just blurted out the word “malice” out of nowhere, as if it was something he had been thinking about for years, and just remembered. Everyone at the table looked as if they thought their life might be at stake. Mike leaned back and smiled. There is such a thing as genius of experience, the genius of victimhood, th ...more
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