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Rumsfeld's Sandbox #2020

Rumsfeld s Sandbox Allen Taylor spent in Iraq During that time he started writing poetry and continued to produce poems based on his experience for three years after returning home He compiled the poems into a book

  • Title: Rumsfeld's Sandbox
  • Author: Allen Taylor
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Rumsfeld's Sandbox By Allen Taylor, Allen Taylor spent 2005 in Iraq During that time he started writing poetry and continued to produce poems based on his experience for three years after returning home He compiled the poems into a book, making them available for the Kindle These poems are reflective, political, erotic, emotional, and full of originality The poet s versatility in language and structure aAllen Taylor spent 2005 in Iraq During that time he started writing poetry and continued to produce poems based on his experience for three years after returning home He compiled the poems into a book, making them available for the Kindle These poems are reflective, political, erotic, emotional, and full of originality The poet s versatility in language and structure are reminiscent of the Romantics, the Beats, and individual poets within the Modernist and Surrealist traditions You ll find traditional verse forms such as the sonnet and ghazal in this collection as well as free verse poems Individual poems borrow from many poetic traditions, including concrete poetry, avant garde, rhyme and meter, narrative structures, postmodern lyricism, and many Allen Taylor notes among his influences such poets as Edgar Allan Poe, T.S Eliot, Carl Sandburg, Yusef Komunyakaa, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Charles Baudelaire, and Rainer Maria Rilke Poems from Rumsfeld s Sandbox have been published online and in print at The New Verse News, Small Brushes, Breadcrumb Sins, The Hanover Evening Sun, Artella Words And Art, My Favorite Bullet, and Sein und Werden The poet has also read his poems in public at various readings around South Central Pennsylvania and on Belinda Subraman s Gypsy Art Show podcast The following poem appears Rumsfeld s Sandbox and was originally published online at The New Verse News Cigar Drawn out deep, like the upward concerns of an intern Captains delight in late night fatties, blue skies dressed in vanilla, and star crossed lips ladled with love stains Free soil built this land Death may dance in the sun but I m taxed Hand me a bill of sale, this whore has the whole damned country by the balls The king may know his legacy, but where does he hang his clothes The Right Wing spins a new face while the Party reminisces and the world is made safe For democracy is a costly business, liberty a puff of smoke in a courtroom Battlefield worms like us seek security in slow poppin cherries and close calls, rockets red glaring past our bedtimes I m fed the hell up with Hillians casting lots, forgetting to shed light on this year s stale, burned out two party topic With the purchase of Rumsfeld s Sandbox you ll also gain access to rumsfeldssandbox, where you can hear the poet read in his own voice, watch video presentations of the poems and download PDFs of individual poems Rumsfeld s Sandbox is than a collection of poems about war In fact, the poet does not consider these war poems Rather, they are lyrical and narrative reflections on a political theme about unjust war and its toll on the human spirit They are evocative, simple and run the gamut of human experience from love to death, from politics to history and from sex to sadness These 48 poems will test and challenge your nerve Cover art by David Anderson

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