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These poems blaze in an inferno of lament and love as a son cares for his father who suffers from a debilitating illness. The speaker in Bicycle in a Ransacked City paints an emotional landscape from childhood to the present, while trying to find glimpses of happiness in the imminent painful loss.

This debut collection follows the struggles of a son attempting to care for h
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Paperback, 100 pages
Published January 8th 2019 by Alice James Books
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I was lucky to get an advance copy of this collection to write a review! This is a stunning and ambitious work for a debut. Make sure to pick up a copy when it comes out in January!
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Andrés Cerpa was raised in Staten Island, NY & spent many of his childhood summers in Puerto Rico. A recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony & Cantomundo, his poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Third Coast, TriQuarterly, West Branch, and elsewhere. He holds degrees from the University of Delaware & Rutgers University, Newark. He is a poetry editor for Epip ...more
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