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The View From Jackass Hill

The View From Jackass Hill (Paperback)

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The View From Jackass Hill is a book in which the poems both eulogize and celebrate. They weep and sing. They sing of and mourn for family, friends and poets: Keats, Wyler, Shinder, Carruth, and others. Geographically, the book is rooted in the east - New York, New Hampshire, Maine - and travels west, to Colorado. Thematically, it is a delineation of loss, both personal and national: the death of loved ones, the death in war. It is, in short, a lament for the erosion of the American Dream. Yet it is a book that insists on 'Making Up with Milton.' 'Here is a poet with a real voice, brave and original. He also rhetorically asks questions that hurt. The Jack poems are a triumph, and the use of film imagery and Visa cards attests to his post-Modernism. This is a collection of friendship and vodka, and I can only say, Enjoy!' - Robert Phillips, Series Judge

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Texas Review Press Publication Date: 15/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9781933896663  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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GEORGE DREW was born in Mississippi and raised there and in New York State, where he currently lives. He is the author of five other collections of poetry. Drew has published widely, with poems appearing recently or upcoming in journals around the country.

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