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Get Up, Please : Poems (Hardcover) (David Kirby)

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In comical and complex poems, David Kirby examines our extraordinarily human condition through the lens of our ordinary daily lives. These keenly observant poems range from the streets of India, Russia, Turkey, and Port Arthur, Texas, to the imaginations of fellow poets Keats and Rilke, and to ruminations on the mundane side of life via the imperfect sandwich.

Whether remembering girls' singing groups of the 1950s or recounting a child asking his priest if his dog would go to heaven, Kirby has the ability to make us laugh, but he can also bring us to tears through our laughter.

Number of Pages: 76
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
Author: David Kirby
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2016
TCIN: 51017784
UPC: 9780807162897
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-4833
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