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Cardboard Urn: Poems
Cardboard Urn: Poems

Cardboard Urn: Poems


40 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $5.00 (US $5.00) (CA $6.55)

Publication Date: August 2005

ISBN 9780976041320

Rights: WOR

Southeast Missouri State Univ Press (Aug 2005)

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“Inquisitive and insightful, the poems of Michael Meyerhofer aren’t afraid to go to those weird places other poets fear or dismiss. There’s equal parts humor and pathos in this poet, and he brings us poems that regard the world with a certain lyric skepticism that, nonetheless, wants to believe in all those old-fashioned ancient truths—beauty, harmony, peace. Meyerhofer’s poems are much more durable than the ‘Cardboard Urn’ of this collection’s title poem—they are resilient, incisive, and ultimately, redemptive.â€â€”Allison Joseph, poet

Author Biography

Michael Meyerhofer received his BA from the University of Iowa and his MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. An avid weightlifter, medieval weapons collector, and unabashed history nerd, he currently lives, teaches, and inhabits various coffee shops around Fresno, CA.