Shiny Pencils at the Edge of Things: New and Selected Poems
Dick Gallup (Author)
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DescriptionSimultaneously elegant and goofy, the poems in Shiny Pencils at the Edge of Things depict the quiet moments of life with both sophisticated wit and a child's sense of wonder. Gallup's poems often begin with household objects, or a walk down the street, but his lines leap across continents and ideas with ease.
Dick Gallup is the author of Hinges, The Bingo, Where I Hang My Hat, The Wacking of the Fruit Trees, Above the Tree Line, and Plumbing the Depth of Folly. He has taught at the St. Mark's Poetry Project, the Boulder Public Library, and the Naropa Institute. His work has been anthologized in Up Late; Out of This World; and The Best American Poetry 1997. Gallup lives in San Francisco.
Coffee House Press
February 01, 2001
7.0 X 0.53 X 9.93 inches | 0.84 pounds
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