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In the Herald of Improbable Misfortunes

In the Herald of Improbable Misfortunes

by Robert Campbell


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Robert Campbell's poetry collection In the Herald of Improbable Misfortunes revolves around dreams, dreamers, and otherworldly happenings. The speaker navigates a dream world, one in which the speaker engages with the wilderness and wild, leaving readers with a sense of wonder and connectedness.

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ISBN-13: 9780990347583
Publisher: Etchings Press
Publication date: 04/25/2018
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

Robert Campbell's poetry and criticism have appeared in Tupelo Quarterly, The Collagist, Columbia Poetry Review, River Styx, Ninth Letter, Asheville Poetry Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Sundog Lit, Zone 3, The Adroit Journal, and many other journals. Twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, short-listed for the 2015 Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest, third place winner of the 2013 River Styx International Poetry Contest, and previous winner of the Flo Gault Poetry Prize through Sarabande Books, Robert holds an MFA in Poetry from Murray State University and an MS in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. He lives with his partner and animals on a winding country road in the bluegrass region of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

In the Herald of Improbable Misfortunes 1

ImportantFacts AboutDreaming 2

Dear Stranger, I Remember You Before the Collision 4

Dream in Which MyBodyIs a Knife 6

Arrhythmia 7

Jesus for Lobsters 9

You Are Thinking of the Tool-Shed, Jet-BlackHornets 10

Movie in Which We Are Drowning 12

Elegyfor the Oft-Fabled Stepchild 13

The Lamp FactoryIs Dreaming 15

Percussion in the Valleyof DryBones 16

Dream in Which I Am Farming Loneliness 18

Theater of Elsewhere 19

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