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By Paul Guest

Who could bet that Godzilla, the Invisible guy, Elvis, Donald Duck, Ted Williams, and the 3 Stooges may need anything to claim in regards to the love and loss that form the way in which we see the area? And but those are the pop-culture coordinates that chart the emotional lifestyles brilliantly mapped out in Paul Guest’s moment publication of poems. Winner of the Prairie Schooner Prize in Poetry, this assortment plumbs the depths of nature and tradition (how, for example, “gar” in outdated English ability “spear,” and an octopus can lose a limb in the course of mating) to provide shape to the darkness and the sunshine that make us human.
 
In poetry whose tone is basically certainly one of lament tempered through a wry and clever humor, Paul visitor does what a poet does most sensible: he provides us the moments of his lifestyles refashioned to mirror the bigger arc and which means of our own—of existence, that's, writ large.

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