Rabbit Ears

Rabbit Ears❰Download❯ ➹ Rabbit Ears Author Joel Allegretti – Oaklandjobs.co.uk RABBIT EARS TV POEMS is a poetic tribute to the medium that has influenced America's tastes opinions politics language and lifestyles television Within its pages you'll read narrative poems persona po Rabbit Ears TV POEMS is a poetic tribute to the medium that has influenced America's tastes opinions politics language and lifestyles television Within its pages you'll read narrative poems persona poems poems that employ found text formal poems prose poems haiku and senryu and poems that incorporate non poetic forms like the interview and screenplay Edited by Joel Allegretti the anthology contains poems by nationally known and emerging poets including Billy Collins Ellen Bass Dorianne Laux Aram Saroyan Timothy Liu Tony Hoagland and Hal Sirowitz The title named for the pair of indoor TV antennae developed in the s comes courtesy of former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins These poems explore a robust array of subjects the history and early days of TV sit coms children's programming the news horror and science fiction detective shows soap operas and romance reality TV and commercials among others The poems are funny poignant witty mysterious and educational In short the poems are much like TV itself. The title says it all These are poems inspired by television It’s a wonderful concept TV plays such a big role in so many of our lives We sometimes feel closer to the characters of our favorite shows than we do to our families and who can’t sing the theme song to “Gilligan’s Island?” This collection looks at all aspects of TV from the early days to current day reality shows There are poems about sports news cartoons animal shows comedies commercials and cleverly arranged in “channels” instead of “chapters” To be honest I didn’t enjoy the book as much as I expected I just didn’t “get” some of the poems often because they were about shows I never watched but other poems were delightful It’s a mixed bag Pick out what you like Maybe read it during the commercials

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  • Paperback
  • 348 pages
  • Rabbit Ears
  • Joel Allegretti
  • 05 December 2015
  • 9781630450151