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A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2000

    A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999

    'If love is hell, A Hot January takes us into the very belly of the devil's furnace. A forceful collection, an intense poetics

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2000

    A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999

    'Sassy, sexy, and cerebral.'

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2000

    A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999

    'Strikingly memorable poems.In pace, diction, idiom, Morgan slices emotion raw. These are poems you will want to read aloud when you feel in need of joy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2000

    'A Stunning Collection'--Sojourner review

    'The poems are almost metaphysical in their startling metaphors . . . the poet ironic, witty, in absolute control of language. Poems that are skillfully structured, a tour de force. A stunning collection.'--Nov., 2000

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2000

    A Break-Through Book

    These poems read like novels--gripping and moving. A departure from Morgan's more political poems, this is darker yet more lyrical, more personal. Poems like 'Acrobats and Clowns,' 'The Butcher's Daughter,' The Farmer's Wife,' and 'Cave Dwellers': superb.

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