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In the Claws of the Cat
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Tacet
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Enter the cross-cultural tale of gusto and enchantment, adaptation and loss, preserving the old ways of making a life. Presented in six acts with intermissions and curtain calls, it is a new form of literature presented in interactive libretto form. Read it silently, read it out loud, or step upon the imaginary stage of all life to commandeer the operatic recitative called sing/speak. Il Vagabondo is a love story-an opera rusticana of the people, by the people, for the people. It is all true. Il Vagabondo is an interactive work, creating a new genre that can be read in 5 ways: 1....

"
O my geezis!

I came as fast as I could!

Broke the land-speed record

Four-wheel skid/ into the curb

of North York.

Only to find

the hose is out:

The Old Guy squeegeeing,

the clean wet concrete

in front of the garage

The plastic colanders and steel pots

all on their sides.

Dammit I hate my life!

I came as fast as I... "
Il Vagabondo: An Urban Opera

Glenn Carley
2021
Il Vagabondo: An Urban Opera
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Leaves on Frozen Ground
Venera Dreams: A Weird Entertainment
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Moncton Mantra
Letters From Johnny
Reversing Time: One Boy's Quest to Change History
The Beautiful West & The Beloved of God
Mother's Genius
A Mystery in Naples
Pineapple Kisses in Iqaluit
Quill of the Dove