Nice fish: new and selected prose poems

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Holy Cow!Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Antiques & Collectibles - 70 pages
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A collection of prose poetry about ordinary people in ordinary situations

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Nice fish: new and selected prose poems

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Previously available only in limited-circulation books, Jenkins's work fills a great need in modern American prose poems, striking a balance between surrealism and precision thus far found mainly in ... Read full review

Contents

he Ukrainian Easter Egg
6
Asleep at the Wheel
18
Confessional Poem
24
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Louis Jenkins lives in Duluth, Minnesota. His poems have been published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Among his books of poetry are An Anlmost Human Gesture, All Tangled Up With the Living, Nice Fish: New and Selected Prose Poems (winner of the Minnesota Book Award) and Just Above Water. He has read his poems on A Prairie Home Companion and was featured poet at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in 1996. Two of his prose poems were published in The Best Ameriacn Poetry 1999.

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