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These Little Poems of Death and after Life

Robert Joseph Foley

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ISBN 10: 1456815415 / ISBN 13: 9781456815417
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Hardcover. 100 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.4in.These startling narratives investigate with stunning insight the impact of death on the lives of ordinary people. In Remembrance an accidental couple copes with the suicide of their brilliant son; in The Visitation, two young brothers confront the mystery of a grandfather who has suddenly left their lives; Rowena, in Doppelganger, faces a ghostly presence who guides her toward the euthanasia of her only child; in Setting It Right an elderly couple wrestles with the specter of revenge after their life savings have been embezzled; in The Rape a man confronts a childhood memory that leads to an act of brutal violence. In this startling collection of poems, Robert Joseph Foley, explores our reactions to life and its inevitable consequences, at turns tragic and horrifying; at turns mordantly humorous, and offers the hope of reconciliation and peace after a fitful journey. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781456815417

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These startling narratives investigate with stunning insight the impact of death on the lives of ordinary people. In Remembrance an accidental couple copes with the suicide of their brilliant son; in The Visitation, two young brothers confront the mystery of a grandfather who has suddenly left their lives; Rowena, in Doppelganger, faces a ghostly presence who guides her toward the euthanasia of her only child; in Setting It Right an elderly couple wrestles with the specter of revenge after their life savings have been embezzled; in The Rape a man confronts a childhood memory that leads to an act of brutal violence.

In this startling collection of poems, Robert Joseph Foley, explores our reactions to life and its inevitable consequences, at turns tragic and horrifying; at turns mordantly humorous, and offers the hope of reconciliation and peace after a fitful journey.

About the Author: Robert Foley is a retired teacher of English and Drama. He has directed close to 150 plays in the New York area and lives with his wife of 44 years in Westchester County. Writing has always been an intrigue for him; since retirement, it has become a passion. These Little Poems of Life and after Life is his first foray into publishing a poetry collection. He is currently working toward production of two completed plays and working on a short story collection which will appear under the collective title, The Consequences of Playing God.

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Title: These Little Poems of Death and after Life

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Hardcover

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