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Hot Popsicles
Charles Harper Webb

The University of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series
Ronald Wallace, Series Editor

A man dressed in pajamas is arguing a case before a snowman. The lawyer (as he must be) speaks in a loud voice, striking what he hopes is a dramatic pose each time he makes an irrefutable point. The judge sits in his black robes, melting.
Excerpt from "Judge Frosty Presiding"

A woman falls in loveliterallywith a house; Werner Heisenberg confronts his own uncertainty; a rat (the rodent kind) runs for president; Hamlet has trouble with his prostate; Superman battles senility and more in this new poetry collection from the winner of the 1999 Felix Pollak Prize for poetry.

Charles Harper Webb
is professor of English at California State University, Long Beach, as well as a psychotherapist in private practice. He has published a novel, The Wilderness Effect, and six collections of poems, including Liver, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry.

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cover of Popsicles is an illustration of two cojoined popsicles blasting off, with flames coming out of their sticks

April 2005
LC: 2004024339 PS
88 pp.  6 x 9

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ISBN 978-0-299-20994-0
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ISBN 978-0-299-20990-2
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