Mister Martini - Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry (Paperback)
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Mister Martini - Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry (Paperback)

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Paperback 80 Pages / Published: 30/05/2008
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Spare yet evocative, the poems in ""Mister Martini"" pair explorations of a father-son relationship with haiku-like martini recipes. The martini becomes a daring metaphor for this relationship as it moves from the son's childhood to the father's death. Each poem is a strong drink in its own right, and together they form a potent narrative of alienation and love between a father and son struggling to communicate.From the book: Inventor - My father was an inventor of martinis. He acquired archaic languages, collected Renaissance textiles. But mostly he made martinis. He worked at night in a closed room. Martini chilled among purple crocuses, served with two drops of spring snow gathered from the petals.

Publisher: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9781574412420
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 136 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 6 mm

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