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America Star Books, 2010 - Poetry - 90 pages
11 Reviews
Citywalker tells the story of a man's journey rediscovering his identity, his sexuality and ethnicity. The quest for love and acceptance is multilayered in New York where everything is possible. Touched by the encounter with others, surrounded by high rises, bridges, intertwined highways, subway trains, the sound of sirens, club music, and the waves of the Hudson RiverA[aČA]from the East to the West Village, gaining momentum as in a circuit party, he revisits universal archetypes in the bohemian lifestyle of a myriad of characters and dramatic situations, coexisting with flashbacks to his family's "island" and the nostalgia for the unconditional love he tries to find in New York at the expense of his own sanity. When existence in the fast lane is poisoned by deception and overwhelming feelings of abandonment, Citywalker realizes his journey towards identity has become a mantra revealing his wisdom through the mundane.

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An Emotional Journey

User Review  - JohnRobert - Borders

Citywalker is a book of poetry that comes to me from the author himself, and after having read the book, find it to be a fascinating read. I appreciate the writer's use of literary devices, namely ... Read full review

Insightful and raw

User Review  - dlbodero - Borders

A compelling and raw look inside the tortured soul of a man looking to find his identity within the melting pot that is New York. Combining loneliness, fear, heartbreak, addiction and the most earnest ... Read full review

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