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Yes, Cancer French Kisses (Paperback) (D. C. Berry)

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An “X-ray” of Berry's two flings with Multiple Myeloma condensed into haikus. Except where he fudges-out of the haiku syllable-count strait jacket, then calls them cell phone texts, or telegrams, or poemettes if in a poodle mood. Or finger sandwiches in which the baloney is bigger than the bread. Sometimes he raps. Beowulf: Oft Scyld Scefing sceabena preatum. Jump to William Langland (Piers Plowman): A fair field full of folk. On to Shakespeare: Beated and chopp’d with tann’d antiquity. And James Jibber Joyce: Seaspawn and seawrack, the nearing tide, the rusty boot. Snotgreen, bluesilver rust. Eminem gets the last word-spasm: And just blurt this berserk and bizarre ****** that works . . . . Berry didn’t battle cancer, but embraced her: Miss Myeloma or Mylo.

Number of Pages: 80
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
Author: D. C. Berry
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 52157362
UPC: 9781680031157
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-3973
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