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Beauty Was The Case That They Gave Me is Mark Leidner's first full-length collection of poems. A collection of poems that might make you feel like a flower, like a black hole, like punishment meted out at night by a giant tractor, like you have to get on fire, then slowly walk around your old neighborhood, like the town was real, like she thinks swoon is a funnier word than mulligan, and he thinks swoon is a funny word too, but no way in hell is it funnier than mulligan, like he's searching for the Holy Grail and she has little Holy Grail-shaped pupils, like an effusion of steam, like what's cool changes, like hemisphere paint, like a blue flower, like the house you have lived above forever.

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"Among the books deserving recognition in this season (now all but concluded) of best-of lists is Mark Leidner's collection of poems, Beauty Was The Case That They Gave Me." NY Daily News

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"These poems expand one's perception of what a poem can be while reinforcing a lyric quality that is accessible and pleasantly addictive." Newcity Lit

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"Mark Leidner is intensely clever. This book is so dense with new ideas, so full of surprising juxtapositions that it puts many of the other books on my shelves to shame." Rob MacDonald, The Lit Pub

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Mark Leidner is the author of The Angel in the Dream of Our Hangover (Sator Press, 2011), a book of aphorisms. He grew up in Georgia and now lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Piers, June 24, 2015 (view all comments by Piers)
Mark Leidner is one of my favorite poets and this book is hilarious and heartbreaking.
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ISBN:
9780983520306
Author:
Leidner, Mark
Publisher:
Factory Hollow Press
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20111001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
94

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Product details 94 pages Factory Hollow Press - English 9780983520306 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Among the books deserving recognition in this season (now all but concluded) of best-of lists is Mark Leidner's collection of poems, Beauty Was The Case That They Gave Me."
"Review" by , "These poems expand one's perception of what a poem can be while reinforcing a lyric quality that is accessible and pleasantly addictive."
"Review" by , "Mark Leidner is intensely clever. This book is so dense with new ideas, so full of surprising juxtapositions that it puts many of the other books on my shelves to shame."
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