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Cold Genius

Cold Genius

Current price: $15.95
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2014
Publisher:
Fence Books
ISBN:
9781934200841
Pages:
80
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Description

The United Fruit Company during the Cold War; two myths about the discovery of laughter. Tender love lyrics in a domestic setting; vows of love are exchanged. An extended verse essay on tickling. Like Antonin Scalia, this book believes in the devil. The human soul figures.

History is the soft medium into which you cut; love "is the" instrument that cuts. "Love is the" drill.
"Love" "cuts" to "the" depth of "the" jokes, "which" flow out. Puns "flow out" gaily from "the" wound made by "love."

Aaron Kunin is author of two previous collections, and a professor at Pomona College.