The Slaughterhouse Poems

The Slaughterhouse Poems THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE POEMS, Dave Newman S First Full Length Poetry Collection, Is A Series Of Narrative Poems That Tell The Stories Of People Often Kept Behind The Scenes In American Literature Slaughterhouse Workers, Bowling Alley Managers, Strippers, Prisoners Dreaming Of Better Lives Written In The Spirit Of World Poets Like Nicanor Parra And Nazim Hikmet, Coupled With American Grittiness, Newman S Poems Hold A Place Of Their Own Real, Heartfelt, True These old mill towns all look the same no jobs, average schools, barsthat open at seven AM and cash welfare checks Dave Newman s poetry displays the underside of the American dream fathers who work two jobs to support their children while their wives do time working at a slaughterhouse as a teenager and drinking warm beer in the morning the realisation that writing straight from life can make a poem ring true This is a gritty, honest reflection on the lives of the less fortunate who have the tenacity to dream big. Drugs, drinking, fucking, dysfunctional families, hustling, violence, and a world of work that exists just one step above the poverty line.More My review

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  • Paperback
  • 166 pages
  • The Slaughterhouse Poems
  • Dave Newman
  • English
  • 23 July 2017
  • 9780988445918

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