Get Up, Please

Get Up, Please

Poems

Book - 2016
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In comical and complex poems, David Kirby examines our extraordinarily human condition through the lens of our ordinary daily lives. These keenly observant poems range from the streets of India, Russia, Turkey, and Port Arthur, Texas, to the imaginations of fellow poets Keats and Rilke, and to ruminations on the mundane side of life via the imperfect sandwich.

Whether remembering girls' singing groups of the 1950s or recounting a child asking his priest if his dog would go to heaven, Kirby has the ability to make us laugh, but he can also bring us to tears through our laughter.

Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9780807162897
0807162892
9780807162903
0807162906
9780807162934
9780807162927
9780807162910
Branch Call Number: 811 KIRBY
Characteristics: 76 pages ; 23 cm

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