Mr Bluebird

Paperback | July 28, 2003

byGerry Gomez Pearlberg

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From the spewing smokestacks of corporate culture run amok to charting the course of an oncoming dusk, the poems in Mr. Bluebird bring eco-poetry and urban pastoral to exciting new places. Mr. Bluebird, the second collection of poetry from award-winning author Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, explores the intersections between ecology, the imagination, urban nature, lesbian nature, and the nature of the human heart. The book is as much a cry of sorrow in the face of the biological holocaust as a celebration of the wild creatures and places that remind us of what sanity looks and feels like. These wide-ranging poems feature a cast of characters that includes St. Francis of Assisi, St. Augustine, Bart Simpson, Sal Mineo, Paul Bowles, Gertrude Stein, Mr. Eggroll, Mr. Chips, and a tough blue rose named Mr. Bluebird.

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From the spewing smokestacks of corporate culture run amok to charting the course of an oncoming dusk, the poems in Mr. Bluebird bring eco-poetry and urban pastoral to exciting new places. Mr. Bluebird, the second collection of poetry from award-winning author Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, explores the intersections between ecology, the imagi...

Gerry Gomez Pearlberg is the author of Marianne Faithfull’s Cigarette, which received a Lambda Literary Award and was a Firecracker Book Award finalist. She has also edited three poetry anthologies, the most recent of which is Queer Dog: Homo/Pup/Poetry, winner of the 1998 Firecracker Book Award for Poetry. Pearlberg teaches creative w...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:July 28, 2003Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299193241

ISBN - 13:9780299193249

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"Read Mr. Bluebird under a tree in the park, with your dog’s head in your lap, and remember what it’s like to be human again."— Rafael Campo, author of What the Body Told and Diva