I Married the Icepick Killer

I Married the Icepick Killer

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A vibrant and insightful essay collection about life as a poet in Southern California Poetry and Hollywood may not seem compatible in anyonea€™s book. But acclaimed poet, novelist, and critic Carol Muske-Dukes finds common ground for both in meditations on movie sets and metaphors, on the big screen and the luminous focus of a haiku. I Married the Icepick Killer offers the reader ways to reimagine the Imagination itself. Former California Poet Laureate Muske-Dukes explores Southern Californiaa€™s unexpected poetry, from Emily Dickinson on freeway billboards to poet-script doctors rewriting action-flick dialogue. Moving personal essays recount the story of Muske-Dukesa€™s romance with her late husband, actor David Coleman Dukes, whom she met in Italy and relocated with in Los Angeles. Muske-Dukes sharpens her astute gaze as she addresses contradictions and convergences between belle lettres and the ever-surprising City of Angels. This ebook was originally published as Married to the Icepick Killer.While the servant remixed his drink, Christopher and I talked. Ia#39;m not ... I saw our hostess hurrying toward us to collect her guest of honora€”I thought Ia#39;d make a little joke about the strange side of the street Christopher had landed on. Itook his anbsp;...

Title:I Married the Icepick Killer
Author:Carol Muske-Dukes
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2014-06-10


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