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Shinemaster
     

Shinemaster

by Michael McFee
 
Shinemaster is a book about discovering plenitude in apparent scarcity. It presents this human paradox in lively and of ten playful fashion, with poems about sweet potatoes. popular music, spitwads, sex education, family and marriage, cafeterias, Sunday School. and a shoeshine kit. McFee’s poems are lucid and vivid, ranging in length from quick lyrics to more

Overview

Shinemaster is a book about discovering plenitude in apparent scarcity. It presents this human paradox in lively and of ten playful fashion, with poems about sweet potatoes. popular music, spitwads, sex education, family and marriage, cafeterias, Sunday School. and a shoeshine kit. McFee’s poems are lucid and vivid, ranging in length from quick lyrics to more extended poems about kissing, sneezing whistling, and making art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887484469
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Series:
Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)

Meet the Author

MICHAEL MCFEE's previous book, Earthly (2001), was co-winner of the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry from the North Carolina Literary and Historical Society and was an honorable mention for the Poet's Prize. His other collections of poems are Colander, To See (a collaboration with photographer Elizabeth Matheson), Sad Girl Sitting on a Running Board, Vanishing Acts, and Plain Air. He has edited a fiction anthology, This Is Where We Live: Short Stories by 25 Contemporary North Carolina Writers, and a poetry anthology, The Language They Speak Is Things to Eat: Poems by Fifteen Contemporary North Carolina Poets. He is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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