LOL-maudlin micro-lyrics delivered with impeccable comic timing. These poems just expertly distill the small absurdities of retail and waged malaise more generally. Portable and quotable, text these poems to all your friends.— Cam
Written while working at a bookstore in lower Manhattan, Tom Sawyer is a book of poems about heartbreak, depression, family, role models and heroes, and growing up in America.
It is as if you approached Joseph Grantham while he was sleeping & nudged him & he rolled over half asleep & told you about all of the things that embarrass him, all of the people he loves, & all of the things that make him who he is.
It's like a package of candy cigarettes or the Candide of the 21st century.