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Fun being me : poems

Author: Jack Wiler
Publisher: Fort Lee, N.J. : CavanKerry Press, ©2006.
Series: Notable voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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"Four years ago, Jack Wiler was hospitalized with AIDS. This book is his attempt to talk about what it is to die and live again. The collection is far more than his struggle with the AIDS virus. Wiler aims for the hard truth as he writes about the world, money, jobs, love, sex, and death."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Wiler
ISBN: 0972304592 9780972304597
OCLC Number: 69679998
Description: x, 124 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What I have and what I don't have --
Choices --
Directions --
Write about your illness --
Bitterroot --
The last church in Jersey City --
The lives of women --
Belief systems --
How we know we're sick --
Chance in all its forms --
Things I can't say at East Brunswick H.S. --
Money honey --
Like I was --
Running the river --
Clouds at night --
Hell --
Sick of being sick --
We're all going to the lake --
Circuit breakers --
Dark matters --
Dream at the gate of hell --
Spring at little one's --
Getting better --
Glory --
Why I love my town --
Homesick --
Company picnic --
Poetry for fun and profit --
Flying under duress --
Letter to my nieces on their birthdays --
Mangoes and rain --
The receptionist.
Series Title: Notable voices.
Responsibility: Jack Wiler.
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Four years ago, Jack Wiler was hospitalized with AIDS. This book is his attempt to talk about what it is to die and live again. The collection is far more than his struggle with the AIDS virus. Wiler  Read more...

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"Jack Wiler's poems are rock-bottom genuine, totally direct, and disarmingly moving. He's the Nazim Hikmet of Hoboken; his poems are full of great love for the broken world, great love for his fallen Read more...

 
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