Publication Year: 2012
Published by: University of South Carolina Press
Series: South Carolina Poetry Book Prize
I am very pleased to present Green Revolver to the poetry world. The effects of this book are strong and real, and this collection has stayed with me in a haunting way. So much other poetry, these days, seems too bland and same-sounding, rather like earnest memoirs broken into lines; ...
I would like to thank the following teachers and friends who provided me laughs, lines, instruction, and inspiration: Paul Allen, Stuart Knee, Clark G. Reynolds, Randy Sparks, George Hopkins, D. Reid Wiseman. Also, my drill sergeants, SFC Gabriel, SSG Snyder, and SSG Dutter. ...