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B Is for Bad Poetry - cover

B Is for Bad Poetry

Pamela August Russell

Publisher: Union Square & Co.

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Summary

“The poems are so deliciously bad that they’re fun . . . it might just be that there’s a little bit of serious poetry play giggling behind the scenes.” —Los Angeles Times 
 
Forget Shakespeare. Don’t count on Donne. Shelley and Keats: banished! And there’s absolutely no poet laureate from the golden or any other age. So fawning PhDs in love with little-understood verses by long-dead writers should go elsewhere. This is poetry for the rest of us—bad poetry!  
 
Pamela Russell’s unexalted (but thoroughly hysterical) poems mock, chide, accuse, tease, joke, undermine, point, and laugh at the world around us—and at anything that takes itself too seriously. Her non-canonical oeuvre includes: Tea for Two (A Tragedy); Nietzsche and the Ice-Cream Truck; Capitalism Can Fall Not Like I Fell for You; Inappropriately Touched by an Angel; Love Is Like a Toilet Bowl; and many more.
Available since: 10/06/2009.
Print length: 118 pages.

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