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They Say This Is How Death Came into the World – Paul Dickey

They Say This Is How Death Came into the World - Paul Dickey

They Say This Is How Death Came into the World – Paul Dickey

Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 78 pp.
$14.95 plus s&h
2011, ISBN 978-0932412-997

Paul Dickey’s poems demonstrate perfectly how irony and wit can serve as little bits of salvation in a world that may not be entirely against us, but isn’t much for us, either. The poems in They Say This Is How Death Came into the World are full of sly twists and turns, surprising nuances, and witty insights. At once profound and mischievous, wicked and accurate, serious and comic, they offer a reflection of reality that appears at first glance to be a fun-house mirror. Whether it’s a poem about (or around)

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