After The Blast
Legend has it, within the Ancient Order of Doubters, that before the advent of time and space a mighty voice thundered across the void, proclaiming, “Forthwith the plan,” then, declared again with greater force, “Forthwith the plan.” Alas, there was no entity to respond, no ear to record, no mind to comprehend—only stillness.Thus, this fanciful opening sets the stage for this poetry collection. Th...
Paperback: 156 pages
Publisher: iUniverse (November 8, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3701095
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“This poet gives his remarkable perspectives on past and current happenings in his life and the world around us. He allows the reader to draw from his insights and make them our own. Definitely a good read for everyone....”
free verse offerings cover a range of themes—the imaginative treatment of the Big Bang (“Then Came the Explosion”), phenomenon of mass shootings (“It’s All About the Count”), World War II heroism (“Waitin’ My Turn”), the horror of war in Syria (“Omran Daqneesh of Aleppo”), childhood memories (“That Stream and Catfish Charley”), coming of age (“Sixteenth Birthday—1951”), parody of a classic poem (“The Listeners, With a Twist”), social media shenanigans (“A Day in the Life of a Troll”), the concluding poem questioning man’s fate (“So Here We Are”), and dozens of others.