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  • Mass Market Paperback: 36 pages
  • Publisher: Ye Olde Font Shoppe; 1 edition (March 24, 1999)
  • ISBN-10: 188928937X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1889289373
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,620,761 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Holstad's poetry is reminscent of the Beat movement ... and has a "Whitmanish-Ferlinghetti" street feel which is refreshing to see. ... He recreates the stream-of-consciousness, unedited inner life of we solitary human beings which moves his work from a narrow to universal scope." -- The Hawai'i Review

"Holstad's work is brassy and strong." -- Laurel Speer

"I enjoyed Holstad's poems and appreciate their style." -- Michael Bugeja, columnist, Writer's Digest Magazine

"Scott C. Holstad is a first rate poet." -- Gerald Locklin

"With his scruffy, rambling and streetwise poems, Scott C. Holstad is in the forefront of an important movement transforming American poetry. He shakes free of the literary stodge and makes reading poetry the fun it's supposed to be." -- Edward Field

"You're doing great!" -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

About the Author

Scott C. Holstad has authored eight books of poetry, two technical booklets, and numerous scholarly and commercial articles. His work has appeared in 24 countries and five languages. A member of the Academy of American Poets, PEN, the STC, and The Authors Guild, his work has appeared in magazines such as The Minnesota Review, Wisconsin Review, Pacific Review, Hawaii Review, Exquisite Corpse, Long Shot, Textual Studies in Canada, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Nottingham Review, Arkansas Review, and Southern Review.

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By A Customer on May 8, 2002
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A wonderful collection of poems that sound like they're straight out of Ferlinghetti. Great Beat style and tone, good mix of subject matter, some hard hitting poems and some softer stuff. I have read it and re-read it and love it! I know Allen and Jack and Ferlinghetti and the others would love it too.
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