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Amphetamine Heart
Filtered through insomnia and distress signals, Amphetamine Heart pumps out an atonal pulse over flashes...
Arguments for Lawn Chairs
The poems in Arguments for Lawn Chairs take multiple positions. The poems in Arguments for...
Bending the Continuum
The poems in Bending the Continuum are slave to no genre. Science-fiction, alternative realities, and...
Take a bit of grim, a pinch of wit, and a heap of whimsy, and The Politics of Being Ugly will burst forth from whatever cauldron you are making this bizarre brew in. Featuring a band of sweetly pathetic characters, this collection of modern fables goes from a bellybutton rebellion to romance on Pluto. With simultaneously grotesque and loveable losers, the poems take you through the mythical and the everyday to a place of harsh, hilarious and uncanny reality.

"I stitched together blood vessels peeled from the walls of your heart and made a quilt to pass on to my grandchildren."
The Politics of Being Ugly

Kayla Altman
2014
The Politics of Being Ugly
Exploding into Night
The Plural of Some Things
Lessons of Chaos and Disaster
Orioles in the Oranges
Paramita, Little Black
Footsteps on the Ceiling