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By Reginald Gibbons

This new assortment through award-winning writer Reginald Gibbons explores human adventure and reminiscence in usual settings—city flats, rural roads, cleaning soap operas, and juvenile court—as solution to comprehend the depths of inspiration and feeling in our daily encounters. those narrative meditations explode with imagery, taking a look and listening deeply into our daily experience—the awesome in the usual, the very unlikely in the possible.

Reginald Gibbons is the writer of diverse collections of poetry and fiction. His booklet Creatures of a Day used to be a poetry finalist for the nationwide ebook Award. He lives in Evanston, IL, the place he teaches at Northwestern University.

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