Miracles & Mortifications

Overview

Long neglected or scoffed at by poetry "purists," the prose poem is now taking its rightful place as a distinct and accepted genre in American letters. Johnson’s work as founder and editor of The Prose Poem: An International Journal did much to garner acceptance and respect for the genre among both poets and critics alike. This book, his second collection, is filled with the mystery, humor, and pathos that make this form so appealing and so accessible.

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Overview

Long neglected or scoffed at by poetry "purists," the prose poem is now taking its rightful place as a distinct and accepted genre in American letters. Johnson’s work as founder and editor of The Prose Poem: An International Journal did much to garner acceptance and respect for the genre among both poets and critics alike. This book, his second collection, is filled with the mystery, humor, and pathos that make this form so appealing and so accessible.

Peter Johnson lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife and son. He teaches at Providence College.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893996182
  • Publisher: White Pine Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Johnson is the founding editor of the Prose Poem: An International Journal and in addition to his three books of prose poems he is the author of I'm A Man, a book of short stories also published by White Pine Press. Raised in Buffalo, NY he currently teaches at Providence College in Providence, R.I.

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Table of Contents

Home 1
Paris 2
London 3
Rio 4
Costa Rica 5
Provincetown 6
Geneva 7
Cairo 8
Moscow 9
Fiesole 10
Oslo 11
Greenland 12
Palm Springs 13
Bombay 14
Barcelona 15
Hong Kong 16
Tex-Mex 17
Scotland 18
Transylvania 19
Berlin 20
Cannes 21
Tokyo 22
Sydney 23
Chichen Itza 24
New York 25
Home 26
Departure 29
Neanderthal 30
Queen Hatshepsut 31
Socrates 32
Nero 33
Attila 34
Charlemagne 35
Monastic 36
Marco Polo 37
Peter the Hermit 38
Joan of Arc 39
Nostradamus 40
Johannes Kepler 41
Cotton Mather 42
Samuel Johnson 43
Sade 44
Darwin 45
Mary Shelley 46
Houdini 47
Freud 48
Einstein 49
Hitler 50
Hemingway 51
Malcolm X 52
Maharishi Yogi 53
Return 54
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