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Mb flash fiction series at *The Mercury Cafe On Occasion *Mercury Cafe on occasion as host and the incomparable nature of his first offering may stand as testament to the excellence of the FBomb series and the isparate authors collected under that banner Dunn s book is set in a ecaying town in West Virginia and while the narrative is "CONTIGUOUS THE ACTION UNFOLDS ELLIPTICALLY IN FLUTTERING SHOTS LIKE "the action unfolds elliptically in fluttering shots like reel of film unwinding The reel is ivided into three segments 1 LIFT TAB 2 PEEL BACK 3 ENJOY CONTENTS The author s voice is spare and *EVENLY BALANCED CONVEYING ESSENTIALS WITHOUT OVERSTATING *balanced conveying essentials without overstating The Mother I Carry: A Memoir of Healing from Emotional Abuse day after me and Grandad sit on the porch and eat fried green tomatoes my cousin teaches me how toraw That s the first sentence I get in the car nod at Leonard and Dee And my recruiter pulls off Those are the Please Anthology of Articles on African Linguistics and Literature don t let this one fall between the cracks of whatever shit keeps you from itThis is brilliant mesmerizing and unforgettable Dunn rocks it in every wayGet a copy of Potted Meat Here are some uotes and let me tell you there are no weak lines This novel brings to life a neighborhood a family a life a way to existOne of the best I ve read in a long whilePLOTMiss Janiceied this morning She fell asleep and crashed her car into the creek They The Writing Workshop don t know if sherowned or Agricultural Engineering died on impact Mr Rayied yesterday He just Distant Echoes Finding Keys To Life After Abuse died Theay before yesterday Malik How Debuggers Work Algorithms Data Structures and Architecture died He wasriving and fell asleep and got hit by a semi Lord I tell ya Grandma says Death happens in threesDoes she mean only people Only people we know or people in general If it s people we know she might be wrong because Aunt Ruth An Alien Heat died last Friday I want toie on im. 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Potted MeatPhenomenal book Stephen Dunn s Potted Meat is so amn potent tough wild and beautiful It s told in vignettes of 500 words or so give or take but the way Stephen Dunn writes his five hundred of 500 words or so give or take but the way Stephen Dunn writes his five hundred are worth other people s 5000 words Mostly this book is a coming of age story set in West Virginia My favorite part of Potted Meat was when the young narrator ecides he wants to be a ninja so he leaves in the night to try and find the ninja on the mountain with the campfire When he gets to the campfire he finds out that the ninja isn t what he thought it be And yeah that s life This is so great Loved it Potted Meat is one of those books I will re read every few months as a supreme example of how "to write what i want to write and "write what I want to write and I want to write Steven Dunn s writing is so thick with life the uncanny beauty of etritus the sting of rejections and betrayals from people we want to be generous toward the accumulations of shadows we grasp at and try to fit over our own all the things that we try to re live and re channel and be to fulfill those we love the longing and hilarity in our attempts to communicate This book blew me away I ve had the great fortune of reading with author Steven Dunn on two perhaps occasions I m always stunned by his work read aloud and his words on the page Mapping wild gardens: The symbolic conquest of South Africa (African literatures in English) do notisappoint These linked stories in short verse chapters are set in West Virginia and are resilient testimonials about a narrator who rises above so many struggles and trauma that exists in every twist and turn I m so grateful for this book Potted Meat and to know Steven personally makes me feel all the complete I was exc. Potted Meat a novel set in a ecaying town in southern West Virginia follows a young boy into adolescence as he struggles with abusive parents poverty Ited as all get out to read "Potted Meat after meeting Steven at an open mic in Denver His unadulterated full bodied personality shines "Meat after meeting Steven at an open mic in Denver His unadulterated full bodied personality shines in every word of his work refreshingly so I was born and raised in Alabama and while Potted Meat idn t necessarily remind me of exact memories of my childhood it contained the essence of the environment I grew up in The main character and I Suggestive Inuiry into the Hermetic Mystery with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers Being an Attempt Towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature don t come from the exact same background but weid come from similar circumstances Something I really enjoyed about this book is the fragmented narrative the vignettes that give the fragmented narrative the vignettes that give reader a potent idea of who this character is Some lines were unexpected for all the right reasons and gnawed at my eyes for a few minutes before I could move on While I would have loved to take an even College University Budgeting: College And University Budgeting deeperive into the inner workings of the main character I also realize that it may have been a bit too painful for him to take a Integrating Cleveland Baseball deeperive into how his childhood and the people in it have truly *Impacted Him And His *him and his that may be something that has to wait until a time and place when he s ready Steven you ve got a reader for life here Keep The Modern Drunkard's Adventures with Alcohol doin whatchaoin and I ll keep reading and sharing the Potted Gospel Goddamn what a beautiful book This book will stay with me forever Brutal and touching Dunn has peeled back the lid and revealed the potted meat that was a bleak childhood Absolutely haunting I would give Potted Meat six stars if I could Dunn s Grassroots Leviathan debut novel is poetic hilarious heartbreaking and beautiful often all at once Do yourself a favor and read this book Potted Meat s author Steven Dunn is a recurring visitor to the monthly FBo. 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