Wonderful review of *Silence Louder Than a Train* Thank you for sharing this Paul Ruddock
Originally posted on echoesofthepen:
Among some of the blogs I follow is that of Dean J. Baker, and having read and often enjoyed a lot of his work (though not always fully appreciated, often having to read through previous comments for some of the meaning – my understanding and appreciation of poetry still being somewhat limited), I thought I’d jump in at the deep end read/review his book, ‘Silence Louder Than A Train’, for no other reasons than the title and liking the cover (possibly something to do with working in…
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Originally posted on Kindle Books By Dean J. Baker:
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Dean J. Baker is the award-winning author of The Herald, Baker’s Bad Boys, and the collections of poems and prose poems, Silence Louder Than A Train, The Mythologies Of Love, and The Lost Neighborhood, all just published this month. I am currently at work on an expanded edition of Baker’s Bad Boys – for an example, go here: http://bakersbadboys.wordpress.com/2013/11/22/bakers-bad-boys-go-to-a-church-part-1/
I have just published three new books. To buy the books with my signature, go here http://deanjbaker.wordpress.com/my-books/
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Originally posted on jdubqca:
sadness used to show up
unannounced and we’d sit up
until sunrise drinking
whatever was left in the house
I kept telling myself the next time
he appeared out of nowhere
I wouldn’t let him in
but of course that didn’t happen
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Great food for thought :-)
Originally posted on Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed:
This seems to be an area of concern on the LMR stats page, so I thought I’d share my insights. This list is by no means exhaustive, but it should give one a basic idea of how to live with this sort of arrangement.
- Don’t speak unless spoken to. Anything less will send the Narcissist into a rage. Your place is simply to be there in the event the Narcissist needs to be catered to, have their sexual urges satisfied, or needs an adoring devotee to fawn over them.
- Resign yourself to the fact that holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions will always be ruined. Be prepared for especially cruel name-calling and vulgarities. You have no right to be happy unless he’s the reason for it. If, and only if, he decides you should be happy, he might attempt to be “nice” after bringing you to a nuclear melt-down in front…
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Anna María- Happinessecrets
Originally posted on Happinessecrets:
I’ve lost myself in questions
And other people’s nightmares.
Companions in a distorted journey
We hold each other’s hands
But still no one is able to warm our hearts.
Travelers on a foggy road
We become bait for our restless minds.
We seem to fight for survival
But most of us are numb…
And when the nightmares are gone?
The silence becomes unbearable…
Do we really need torments
In order to prove our existence?