For the Comfort of Automated Phrases

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Poetry. LGBT Studies. FOR THE COMFORT OF AUTOMATED PHRASES is a bottle of wine on a blanket in the park. It's a night on the couch with your girlfriend, your boyfriend...or both of them. It's making soup for a friend with a sick child. It's the beautiful unpretentious. At its heart, this is a book of love poems written starry-eyed to board games and geography, to pop culture and pop music, to nephews and cats and cities and singers. Cassady's full-length debut is the poetic equivalent of a mix tape—one you'll ...
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Overview


Poetry. LGBT Studies. FOR THE COMFORT OF AUTOMATED PHRASES is a bottle of wine on a blanket in the park. It's a night on the couch with your girlfriend, your boyfriend...or both of them. It's making soup for a friend with a sick child. It's the beautiful unpretentious. At its heart, this is a book of love poems written starry-eyed to board games and geography, to pop culture and pop music, to nephews and cats and cities and singers. Cassady's full-length debut is the poetic equivalent of a mix tape—one you'll keep rewinding and replaying—one that could easily be the soundtrack to your life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937420178
  • Publisher: Sibling Rivalry Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/17/2012
  • Pages: 76
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Meet the Author


Jane Cassady probably wants to hug you. She writes "Poetic License Horoscopes" for Sibling Rivalry Press, The Legendary, and Critical Mass, the Philadelphia City Paper's arts and culture blog. Her poems "In 1992," "Almost Immediately," "It Got Better" and "For the Comfort of Automated Phrases" can be heard on Indiefeed: Performance Poetry. She has been featured in decomP, The Ballard Street Poetry Journal, Lavender Review, and other journals. She has performed at such venues as LouderArts in New York City, Valley Contemporary Poets in Los Angeles, and The Encyclopedia Show in Chicago. She also writes a blog about happiness, love, and pop- culture called The Serotonin Factory.
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