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Poems for Ordinary People (Paperback)
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This book just might bring ordinary people back to poetry. "Is there poetry for ordinary people?" begins Carol Allis's first book. / You know -- waitresses and nurses / People who clean floors and fix roads / And string cable and make sandwiches / And sing good-night songs ... / Who don't have time to ponder navels and dissect complex phrases / Or analyze a line to death / People who think in poetry every day / Catching lines on the fly / That kind of poetry. Poems for and about ordinary people and the things that mean most to us ....