Adrian's Arsenal & Other Nonsense Verse by Ulysses Poe

$18.00

About the Author:

More than wordsmith,
less than poet.
Poetaster…?
Don’t you know it!

Uly Poe is one
of several noms-de-charade
employed by this versifier/illustrator
and occasional solo jazz pianist.
Another is Sgt. N. (“Jim”) Smithe-Magee
(the N stands for ‘Nonsense’), under which the man
has posted nonsense through two decades at
<playswellwithletters.blogspot.com>.

Long appreciation of the
literary output of Lear, Gorey,
Carroll, the Oulipo’s Perec and others prompts
“The Sarge” to compose and illustrate his own –
though his inventions are readily seen
as stylistically and qualitatively dissimilar
to those of his mentors. Attention to
meter and rhyme has always
trumped semantics.
 
Meaning...?
The issue remains unresolved.

 

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