Excited that my book is releasing soon!
See my site…http://juanpaoloperre.com
Last night in a dream I said to someone, “At a certain point, high gloss white [paint] just becomes self-aggrandizement.” The line struck me so keenly that in an out-of-body, in-body fit I vowed to wake myself up to remember it. Then, when I awoke, laying in bed desperate to go back to sleep, I kept repeating the line to myself and warning myself, “you’ll forget it if you go back to sleep.” –…
< BIG SIGH > After weeks of stressing about a website and its creation I finally found a painless option with Squarespace and my site is up and created!
How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself and in no instance bypass the discriminations of reason? You have been given the principles that you ought to endorse, and you have endorsed them. What kind of teacher, then, are you still waiting for in order to refer your self-improvement to him? You are no longer a boy, but a full-grown man. If you are careless and lazy now…
A CONFEDERACY OF JOY : Poems by Juan-Paolo Perre
Hardcover. dim. 6” x 9” ∙ Paperback. dim. 5.5” x 8.5” ∙ Digital [PDF]
The 2014 Legacy Poetry Prize recipient’s debut collection of poetry.
This time last year I was steadily writing poems. The dream of a published collection was a mere hope some time in the unforeseeable future.
"Gone This Day", included in my upcoming book, "A Confederacy of Joy" published by the Siena Press Releasing in April 2014