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I love WORLD BALL NOTEBOOK by Sesshu Foster from City Lights Books. It’s a collection of microcosms, mostly prose poems, that examine minute social interactions, mishaps, conversations, travelogs, and emails. The poems are placed within the context of a ubiquitous game, so that the people in each poem become players, unaware of the game’s rules and ultimate goal. What condenses over WORLD BALL NOTEBOOK’s 137 pages is a beautiful, pathos filled, picture of humanity that is both entertaining and visionary.

thanks, Ben: http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/01/things-ben-mirov-thinks-are-rad-post-4-of-.html

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