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The Go Go Dancer Who Stole My Viagra & Other Poetic Tragedies of Thailand

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Publisher Comments:

- Some of the poems in this title have appeared in prestigious journals such as Evergreen Review<BR>- Poetry styles range from those reminiscent of Charles Eukowski to the ballads of Robert Service.<BR>- This volume offers a poetic entry into the mindset of modern Thailand: that of the Thais and the foreigners living there as well.

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This volume of poems and ballads on Thailand and other lands offers the reader insight into the Land of Smiles as well as a great deal of pure fun.The main section of the book, Poems on Thailand, includes "Lek, the Farmer's Dark-eyed Daughter," "The Silly Old Man with the young Thai Girl in the Texas Lone Star Saloon," "Noy of the Horny Toad," and "The Kid from Khao San Road."The second section of the book, Poems Beyond Thailand, includes the fall of the gangster "Michael Lee," a nostalgic and poignant remembrance of San Francisco State College during riots in the late 60's in "A Very Special Time," and the haunting ballad of a man doomed by the whims of fate, "The Man They Called 8-ball."The remarkable variety of subjects and styles and moods presented range from the spiritual "The Buddha's Golden Gleam," to the hilarious: "No, I am not in Love with the Maid so put the Knife down now," "The Night Bubba got it for Free," and "Buffalo, Him Die, Send Money."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780966189995
Publisher:
Village East Books
Subject:
General
Author:
Barrett, Dean
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
179
Dimensions:
8.50x5.62x.66 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This volume of poems and ballads on Thailand and other lands offers the reader insight into the Land of Smiles as well as a great deal of pure fun.The main section of the book, Poems on Thailand, includes "Lek, the Farmer's Dark-eyed Daughter," "The Silly Old Man with the young Thai Girl in the Texas Lone Star Saloon," "Noy of the Horny Toad," and "The Kid from Khao San Road."The second section of the book, Poems Beyond Thailand, includes the fall of the gangster "Michael Lee," a nostalgic and poignant remembrance of San Francisco State College during riots in the late 60's in "A Very Special Time," and the haunting ballad of a man doomed by the whims of fate, "The Man They Called 8-ball."The remarkable variety of subjects and styles and moods presented range from the spiritual "The Buddha's Golden Gleam," to the hilarious: "No, I am not in Love with the Maid so put the Knife down now," "The Night Bubba got it for Free," and "Buffalo, Him Die, Send Money."
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