No. Wait. I Can Explain. (Paperback)

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The poems and microfiction of No. Wait. I Can Explain. are predominately surreal and playful. Many are unified by the quirky voices of hardscrabble speakers who have experienced social and economic turmoil, and a resulting psychic instability. Via interior monologues and uncanny dialogues, speakers take liberties with standard colloquial speech, invent unusual similes, and employ unconventional variants of American idioms. They also offer startling insights and unexpected moments of wisdom. Both in spite of, and because of, speakers' peculiarities, the poems and microfiction of No. Wait. I Can Explain. seek to offer keen, if unsettling, glimpses into the darker-and often darkly humorous- underlying dimensions of contemporary American life.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781949790702
ISBN-10: 1949790703
Publisher: Pelekinesis
Publication Date: August 20th, 2022
Pages: 122
Language: English