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Old 11-02-2018, 06:03 PM
Ned Balbo Ned Balbo is offline
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Default 3 Nights of the Perseids available for pre-order

Hi, everyone ~ I thought I'd share the Amazon link to 3 Nights of the Perseids, which the amazing Erica Dawson selected for the 2018 Richard Wilbur Award. Thanks for taking a look.

https://www.amazon.com/3-Nights-Pers...f+the+perseids

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And here's a preview of selected contents...

A Word the Romans Used
https://www.firstthings.com/article/...he-romans-used

East of Tin Pan Alley
https://www.stringpoet.com/2012/05/3-ned-balbo/

The Afterlife of Beatles
http://www.poetrynet.org/month/archi...lbo/poem4.html

Sea Star
https://muse.jhu.edu/article/608085

deadbook
https://lightpoetrymagazine.com/ned-balbo-winter-17/

Cell Phones Lifted in a Public Square
http://www.poetsreadingthenews.com/2...d-balbo-poetry
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Old 11-02-2018, 07:22 PM
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Congratulations! Thank you for sharing. I have ordered it to my doorstep.
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Old 11-03-2018, 01:53 PM
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Thanks, Erik. That's very kind of you!
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Old 11-03-2018, 03:53 PM
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Congratulations, Ned. Looking forward to reading.

All best,
Nick
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Old 11-03-2018, 04:38 PM
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Nick, thank you! I've had your new book on my Amazon wishlist for months. It's time for me to take the plunge!
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Old 11-05-2018, 03:08 PM
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I've ordered a copy. I look forward to reading it. Congratulations, Ned.

Susan
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Old 11-05-2018, 07:03 PM
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Thank you, Susan! It contains what I hope is a pleasant surprise: I used an excerpt from one of your Martial translations (with the translator credited by name, of course) as an epigraph for the book's fourth section.

“Can anyone foretell his future conduct?
If you were a lion, what kind would you be?”
— Martial, Epigram 12.92,
Susan McLean, translator
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