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The Graves Grow Bigger Between Generations
     

The Graves Grow Bigger Between Generations

by Jared Smith
 

This provocative collection explores the true cost of technological advancement and how generation after generation makes sacrifices for modernization. Lyrical verse thoughtfully describes the people whose unrecognized deaths bolstered the nation’s well being even as they became unwilling physical components of the dams, highways, and other industrial

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This provocative collection explores the true cost of technological advancement and how generation after generation makes sacrifices for modernization. Lyrical verse thoughtfully describes the people whose unrecognized deaths bolstered the nation’s well being even as they became unwilling physical components of the dams, highways, and other industrial development works that caused their demise.

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Virtual Artists Collective Poetry
Smith is unafraid of content in an age when poetry often has nothing to say . . . . . Confronts the major issues of our time, going beyond the merely glib.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977655687
Publisher:
Higganum Hill Books
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
82
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Jared Smith is the author of Song of the Blood: An Epic, Walking the Perimeters of the Plate Glass Window Factory, and Where Images Become Imbued with Time. His writing has been featured in hundreds of publications over the past 30 years, including National Public Radio, The New York Quarterly, and Rhino.

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