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As if it were : poems

Author: Fred Chappell
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by ancient, modern, and contemporary writings, this author's sprightly new collection of verse presents tales, anecdotes, pointed stories, and aphorisms to spark the conscience of readers young and old. Playful and even zany, the humor in these poems pulls readers into a world filled with noble lions, crafty foxes, predacious wolves, longsuffering asses, and fashionable peacocks. The author illustrates how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Chappell
ISBN: 9780807169605 0807169609
OCLC Number: 1045641605
Description: xiii, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Fred Chappell.

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Inspired by ancient, modern, and contemporary writings, this author's sprightly new collection of verse presents tales, anecdotes, pointed stories, and aphorisms to spark the conscience of readers young and old. Playful and even zany, the humor in these poems pulls readers into a world filled with noble lions, crafty foxes, predacious wolves, longsuffering asses, and fashionable peacocks. The author illustrates how the fable offers a timeless form of wisdom, surprising us with revelations that challenge what we think we already know, along with fresh observations of daily experiences.

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