Random Acts of Childhood

Winner of Absolutely Nothing!

Atlanta poet Steven Owen Shields is back with a wry look at childhood as it evolved in his family home in 1950s Indiana.  The son of an electronics engineer, Shields recounts how his bedtime stories were lessons in reading schematics, and reveals the summer project he and his brothers undertook to build their own atomic bomb using parts from around the house.  The first half the chapbook is zuihitsu, or "loosely connected personal essays and fragmented ideas that typically respond to the author's surroundings."  The rest are examples of Shields' prowess with various poetic forms.

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Publisher: Kindle Direct Press, Inc.
Publication Year: 2020
ISBN: 1089682212
List Price: 8.95
eBook Price: 1.99
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