The Splinter Factory

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Whether Jeffrey McDaniel is denouncing insomnia ("4,000 A.M."), exploring family tragedy ("Ghost Townhouse"), or celebrating love and lust ("The Biology of Numbers"), his writing is original and provocative. A noted poet, McDaniel has appeared on ABC's Nightline and NPR's Talk of the Nation.
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Overview

Whether Jeffrey McDaniel is denouncing insomnia ("4,000 A.M."), exploring family tragedy ("Ghost Townhouse"), or celebrating love and lust ("The Biology of Numbers"), his writing is original and provocative. A noted poet, McDaniel has appeared on ABC's Nightline and NPR's Talk of the Nation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780916397791
  • Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 976,917
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Renovating the Womb 13
Driftwood Armada 14
The Abandoned Factory of Sense 16
Dear America 17
The Balcony 19
4,000 a.m 23
The Good Life 24
Thanksgiving with the Clones 25
The Scars of Utopia 26
Uncle Sam's Pizza 28
Supreme Courtesans 29
The Berlin Mall 30
The Want Ads 32
Dear man whose marriage I wrecked 33
When a man hasn't been kissed 37
Problems 38
The Jeffrey McDaniel Show 39
The Biology of Numbers 41
For the artist who paints my balls fifty shades of blue 42
The Passion Tree 43
The Wild Cousin of Potpourri 44
Resurrection 46
The Archer of Gluttony 51
Old Flame-thrower 53
The Benjamin Franklin of Monogamy 54
The Mirror in Which I'll Be Judged 56
The Archipelago of Kisses 58
The First Straw 60
What Year was Heaven Desegregated? 65
Cancer of the Fingertips 67
The Everlasting Staircase 68
The Coffin Tree 70
Inheritance 71
The Foxhole Manifesto 72
The arsonist stood up in court and said 75
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2003

    Not Just for Shock Value

    Although his poetry is not necessarily conventional by any means, it is some of the best I have read in years. It is fresh, alive, witty, and dynamic. Go out! Buy it! NOW! You'll be really glad that you did.

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