Ka-Ching!

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University of Pittsburgh Press, Jan 31, 2009 - Poetry - 94 pages
Ka-Ching! is a book of poems that explores America’s obsession with money. It also includes a crown of sonnets about e-bay, sestinas on the subjects of Sean Penn and the main characters of fairytales, a pantoum that riffs on a childhood riddle, and a villanelle inspired by bathroom grafitti.

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The title caught me right off. Normally do not read poetry, though I do like it, but Duhamel's poetry tells a story I could follow and it is interesting to read. Read full review

Ka-Ching! (Pitt Poetry Series)

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If you like wordplay, Duhamel's new book of poetry (after Kinky) will give you a run for your money, for money-how we earn it, how we lose it, and how we have built our self-image as a nation upon it ... Read full review

Contents

play money
1
throwing the dice
19
small
37
onearmed bandits
53
W
60
Photo Op
68
Acknowledgments
85
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About the author (2009)

Denise Duhamel is associate professor of English at Florida International University. She is the author of ten poetry collections, including Two and Two and Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems. Duhamel has also written five chapbooks of poetry and coedited, with Maureen Seaton and David Trinidad, Saints of Hysteria: A Half-Century of Collaborative American Poetry. The recipient of numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, she has been anthologized widely, appearing in six volumes of The Best American Poetry.

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