Book Cover Image of Sandbox by Michael R. Lane

by Michael R. Lane

    Publication Date: May 10, 2017
    List Price: $12.95
    Format: Paperback, 60 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781634923064
    Imprint: Bare Bones Press
    Publisher: Bare Bones Press
    Parent Company: Bare Bones Press

    Paperback Description:

    Sandbox serves up eclectic savory and sweet fare. Here are samples to whet your appetite.

    “I hold before me a blank page
    (my mind)” (“Blank Pages”)

    “The Great Equalizer of low caste and high
    ferments human remains of kind and evil.” (“The Nature of Dust (Form 3))”

    “It cost him another dream today,
    utopian placebo
    then boiled,” (“Junkie”)

    “We impart to each other
    derogatory lies regarding
    other races or cultures,” (“Blood and Vinegar”)

    “In a pupil that twinkles,
    an ant discovers a crumb of bread” (“In The Blink of an Eye”)

    “A delicate pink rose
    pressed flat
    between satin white pages
    of a bound journal” (“Pink Rose”)

    “We file on public transportation
    joining strange faces and foreign bodies,
    a kindred throng.” (“This Is Our Way”)

    “We have touched one another
    as light touches images to eyes,
    a flash,” (“Human Contact”)

    “Her lips varied in motion
    apparently in speech,
    curling at ends
    displaying alabaster teeth,” (“Infatuation”)

    “Out there,
    she waits,
    dissecting her life,” (“Longings”)

    “She asked me to explain why I love her.” (“Scripture”)