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Hands on the Hips

Collected Poems

Jhon Z. Baker


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Hardcover (8/20/2010)


"hands on the hips" is the newest volume of the collected poems of Jhon Z. Baker, compiled from published and unpublished poems. This is poetry for the real, poetry for the people, poetry for the moment, poetry to satiate the needs, poetry of an American outlaw. "untitled (the sane) The sane point fingers to keep themselves appearing sane to stay their definition The glamorous point bejeweled fingers to keep their proportions as the definition of beauty Well, stop pointing your sticky fingers at me I will not obsess your definitions I am comfortable in my own imbalance and deformed self.

Trafford Publishing, 9781426939433, 140pp.

Publication Date: August 20, 2010

About the Author

jhon z baker is a poet-a Chicago poet, an American Outlaw poet. While he is a classically trained musician and artist, he spends most of his time writing poetry on his 1983 IBM Selectric III, the Cadillac of typewriters. He lives with his wife and son in Elgin, Illinois.