Thin Kimono

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Wave Books, Aug 31, 2010 - Poetry - 128 pages
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The third collection of deadpan absurdist poetry by a Certified Journeyman Farrier from Montana.

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Review: Thin Kimono

User Review  - Rachel Glaser - Goodreads

This book is easily one of my five favorite books of poetry ever read. It might be my favorite! It's hilarious and contemplative. It moves gorgeously through the surreal and mundane. Michael Earl Craig is a tremendous thinker and writer! Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Funny observations about the quotidian. This book really nails pacing and humor. I feel like the voice of the poems knows how to be subtle and unassuming, which really aids the power of each poem. I ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Michael Earl Craig is the author of three collections of poetry: Thin Kimono (Wave Books, 2010), Yes, Master (Fence Books, 2006) and Can You Relax in My House (2002, Fence Books). He received a BA in English Literature from the University of Montana, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts. His poems have been published in various print and online journals, including Provincetown Arts, The Iowa Review, The Believer, HoboEye, Octopus, Fence, jubilat, and Denver Quarterly, as well as anthologized in Isnít It Romantic: 100 Love Poems (Verse Press, 2004) and Poems About Horses (Everymanís Library Pocket Series, 2009). He lives in Livingston, Montana, where is a Certified Journeyman Farrier, and shoes horses for a living.

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