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Waifs and strays

Author: Micah Ballard
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights : Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, ©2011.
Series: City Lights spotlight, no. 6.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the sixth publication in the City Lights Spotlight Poetry Series, Cajun poet Micah Ballard's "Waifs and Strays" recombines the allure, fixations, and diction of the metaphysical poets with the alert and streetwise urban fracturing and amazements instantaneous in contemporary San Francisco. With the haunted elegance of Charles Baudelaire and the handmade warmth of "Semina," "Waifs and Strays" is a rejection of a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Micah Ballard
ISBN: 9780872865440 0872865444
OCLC Number: 709681183
Notes: Poems.
Description: 83 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: City Lights spotlight, no. 6.
Responsibility: Micah Ballard.
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From the bayous of Louisiana to the pavements of San Francisco, Micah Ballard rounds up his haunting Waifs and Strays.  Read more...

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"Though raised in Baton Rouge, La., Ballard now seems energetically tied to San Francisco, since his offhand intensities, fiercely casual stance, quick free verse, and colloquial mysticism draw so Read more...

 
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