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David Starkey's A Few Things You Should Know About the Weasel is a far-ranging and fearless collection, of great humour, intelligence and sympathy. Ranging through philosophy, art and history -- both global and domestic -- these poems skillfully chronicle the darkness that is our current age and condition, and the pinpricks of light thta may show us the way out.
Biblioasis; April 2010
- ISBN 9781926845142
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- Title: A Few Things You Should Know About the Weasel
- Author: David Starkey
In The Press
"Here’s a poet who’s ambitious and yet playful, who gets at essential truths from a variety of angles and emotions. His writing is sharp and clear and often catches you by surprise."—Jinny Webber, Rattle
About The Author
David Starkey: David Starkey is the Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, California, and Director of the Creative Writing program at Santa Barbara City College. Among his poetry collections are Starkey's Book of States (Boson Books, 2007), Adventures of the Minor Poet (Artamo Press, 2007), Ways of Being Dead: New and Selected Poems (Artamo, 2006), David Starkey's Greatest Hits (Pudding House, 2002) and Fear of Everything, winner of Palanquin Press's Spring 2000 chapbook contest.