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Mystery Train by David Wojahn
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Nov 28, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: poetry
Recommended to Snail in Danger (Sid) by: the library's free books bin
Read on November 28, 2011

Some of the poems in the first section really appealed to me. "Shroud," for example. And yeah, let that be a warning — if these were prose fanfiction they'd be darkfic and require many warning tags. I would only read these when you are in a mood to read depressing things.

The middle section, the rock history poetry, lost me almost completely even though I was able to ID most of the subjects. (As in "and roll" rather than geology.) The third section, I don't remember at all.
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“How wrong and petty any life is.”
David Wojahn, Mystery Train


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