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Selected Proverbs - by Michael Brooks Cryer (Paperback)

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Poetry. Winner of the Elixir Press Antivenom Poetry Award in 2016. Contest Judge, Seth Brady Tucker had this to say about it: "Michael Brooks Cryer's poetry comes to us riding on static radio frequencies, channeled through the ether of our discontents and our vices; voices that purr and screech and caution us not to look away, but acknowledge that language is mutable, that 'In the beginning, the word was misused like a rag is misused when stopping up the mouth of a hostage.' We hear his epistles loosed by an array of voices, their visions cloudy and clear, strange and comforting; they show us, 'a gurney screech [ing] by with a ballerina on it,' they ask us to pay attention and listen. These poems are assured, lively, and filled with a caustic wit, and Cryer plays his poems like 'a bed of strings where [he] condition[s] your mood.' Let these sequences melt like wax candles over your HAM radio, put your ear to the leather ear pads, listen to this important voice."
Number of Pages: 72
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Michael Brooks Cryer
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2017
TCIN: 53535125
UPC: 9781932418644
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-3259
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