Signed with their Honor.
American Literary Press
8019 Belair Road, Suite 10, Baltimore, MD 21236
1561678589 $7.95 1-800-873-2003 www.amaericanliterarypress.com
Signed With Their Honor is an impressive introduction to the contemporary poetry of Lester LaFreniere who draws upon poetic history, literary commentary, and even music appreciation, and whose verse is laced with pop-culture icons and easily recognizable familial bonds. Coffee Pearl: Thin brown fingers wrote these letters./time will wash their ink away./Bonecold hollows deep within me/will return, perhaps to stay.//Firefly eyes invite the memory./Duskwine lips and thin brown ears,/a neck with the grace of an ancient queen/take their toll in unseen tears.//Still the clock remains unmoving/and the gay and open charm/I remember in her young blood/drives my madness wild and warm.//If some claustrophobe-Caucasian/couldn't nest a nut-brown girl,/he never knew my long-limbed angel,/willow-waisted coffee pearl.
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|Author:||Hogan, Betsy L.|
|Article Type:||Book Review|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2005|
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