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SHORT 'N SWEET: THE BOOK SPEAKS: in other words you/

Kevin McLellan's in other words you/ (The Word Works, 2023)

SHORT 'N SWEET: THE BOOK SPEAKS: in other words you/

How would you, in other words you/, describe yourself in two sentences or less?

I think a lot about thinking / And what I think about / Myself in relation to men / Music / Travel / Form / Punctuation

Where would you go on your dream vacation?

Where I came out / Arundel / West Sussex / With my new lover

What is your favorite color?

Pink / I am queer / & consequently political

What is your favorite movie?

I can’t name just one / The Broken Tower / Mala Noche / & anything by Derek Jarman & / Pedro Almodóvar

What advice would a therapist give you?

This may take your whole life / & maybe not even then / Forgive your father / Forgive yourself

What is your favorite smell?

Pinyon / But that is another book

Do you collect anything?

CDs/DVDs / possible lovers

What is your favorite snack?


If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be and why?

James Schuyler / Because of his poetry / Because of their mechanics / Punctuation / Enjambment / Line breaks / & the sentence // & the conventions / Repetition / Dialogue / Polarities / & how these mechanics / & conventions propel language / & consequently the reader / Through each line of his poems

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