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Beyond The Masks.

Beyond The Masks

Harvey Stanbrough

Central Avenue Press

2132-A Central SE, #144, Albuquerque, NM 87106

0971534446 $13.95 www.centralavepress.com

Beyond The Masks: New And Selected Poems is and eclectic new collection of Harvey Stanbrough's most encouraging and inspirational poetry. From the depths of one of today's most intriguing minds thoughts of philosophy and human mentality and etiquette is birthed Beyond The Masks as a highly recommended book of reality based poetry and prose. Breaking The Tenth, Mowing: "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house? not his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's."--Moses, Exodus 20:17: We stroll across the grass together, tied,/machine and I, together at the hip,/making the outward appearance that I'm in charge,'albeit of a friendly partnership.//My neighbor mows his lawn in comfort, kingly,/sitting, riding as I strain and sweat/and shove. "To get my exercise," I say,/then smile and covet, for the briefest moment,//my neighbor's ass, rather its location,/seated as it is upon the throne/of his machine, whirring beneath him gaily,/measuring the world to one trim height.
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Title Annotation:Beyond the Masks: New and Selected Poems
Publication:Small Press Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Apr 1, 2006
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