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E. R. Baxter III:

Box 2071
Niagara Falls NY, 14301

This item is a one poem chapbook printed as a supplement to SLIPSTREAM Issue #13. WHAT I WANT is an eight page wide ranging poem of parallel construction in which Baxter reveals the pantheon of his desires. He discloses the variables that compose a poet's existence. He wants to smoke a lot of cigarettes, have frequent sex with multiple partners, and he wants the animals to talk. The poem proclaims and documents the value of the individual in a complex world, without sexual fear, with a sensitivity to nature, with the despair that cigarettes are unhealthy, and with the generosity that thanks the human world for its support. Baxter ends his poem from the heart of his soul. He writes thank you. When was the last time anyone said that to you?! "Thank you. Thank you."--Mike Basinski

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This review originally appeared in TapRoot Reviews #5,
Copyright Burning Press 1994, 1996.

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