Street Calligraphy by Author Jim Daniels

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Daniels is able to capture both the vigor of youth recalled and the sweet sadness of watching his parents, himself, and his town age. Each poem is an invitation to join the songs still playing in his head where reflection, nostalgia, and love are bound.
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"In Street Calligraphy, Jim Daniels continues to enchant and transport us across state lines while rooting us in tragic heart lessons and the triumphs of love. These are moving, unflinching poems -- brutal and brave in their pulse to assert that even after a world where "We drew lies with chalk / and the truth with tar. / We lit our hair on fire / to cover the smell," -- there comes a beautiful reassembling of what it means to have people who sing you home." -- Aimee Nezhukumathil, author of Oceanic

 

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Published November 1, 2017 by Steel Toe Books.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Larry Smith on Nov 14 2017

Daniels is able to capture both the vigor of youth recalled and the sweet sadness of watching his parents, himself, and his town age. Each poem is an invitation to join the songs still playing in his head where reflection, nostalgia, and love are bound.

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