Chimeric Machines by Lucy A. Snyder

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See Reader Rating

Synopsis

This collection from rising author Lucy A. Snyder (Spellbent, Installing Linux on a Dead Badger) offers three dozen poems to delight readers who enjoy sly wordplay and subtle allusion, high intelligence and fierce heart.

"Snyder's work is complex yet grounded. You can read it on several levels and it'll work on each and every one. It's lyrical but rooted in authenticity and validity. There's truth here, and tackling the truth is the highest calling of any poet.

"She's been through the trenches; she knows the way the world comes down. You can feel it in the work. You're not just looking at words in a book, you're regarding a life that's been opened up and splashed down on the page. This lady is not only courageous, she's fearless. We need more like her to give us that grand plucking of the guts." - Tom Piccirilli, author of The Midnight Road and Waiting My Turn to Go Under the Knife, from his introduction

"There is nothing illusory or mechanical about these poems. They take us on a marvelously eclectic journey, with a cast that includes a black hole voicing its thoughts and a dead man coming 'Home For the Holidays.' Read and be dazzled." - Christopher Conlon, author of Mary Falls: Requiem for Mrs. Surratt and Midnight on Mourn Street
 

About Lucy A. Snyder

See more books from this Author
 
Published January 1, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. 95 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

Reader Rating for Chimeric Machines
100%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 7 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×