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    I picked up this book based on a very enthusiastic Los Angeles Times review and my love for literatureart hybrid books Upon first glance I was excited about the large print format the high uality paper and the full color p

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    in case you ever want to shed a tear over mermaids and the invention of the telephone

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    If The Tabloids Are True What Are You? is an interesting amalgam of art poetry short fiction erasures and other art forms Harvey is clearly playing off the speculative aspects of tabloid papers whether it be mermaids or demonic possession interstellar travel or even Elvis While many of these tropes aren’t un

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    This book is made up of surreal magical realism at times poetry that transports you to different possible realities Harvey is clearly in love with language and her rhyming and wordplay is particularly strong in this collection I appreciated the use of images interspersed throughout but some most notably the fina

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    Gorgeous in every way

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    Will up to a 5 if it sits well thoughts to come

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    This book is as dazzling as I hoped it would be I'm in love with all these mermaids and poems Postcard review

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    This collection of poetry is really interesting and amazing because of the art incorporated in the book On nearly every other page you'll find a

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    This wildly imaginative poetry collection conjures among other things everyday women moonlighting as mermaids a prison masuerading as a glass factory and a continents spanning possibly interspecific love story Now and then Harvey edges toward gimmicky tedium especially with some of her world play but a page or so later she'll redeem herself with a warmer brew of whimsy and heart My personal favorites include Using a Hula Hoop Can Get You

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    This is my favorite book that I've read this year The poems and art contain fantastical and mythic elements mermaids and Michelin men possessed by Shakespeare but they repurpose tabloid sensationalism into a means of defamiliarizing and seeing

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review ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ñ Matthea Harvey

Gside mer tool silhouettes A text by Ray Bradbury is erased into a melancholy meeting with a Martian The Michelin Man is possessed by William Shakespeare Antonio Meucci’s invention of the telephone is chronicled next to embroidered images of his real and imagined patents If the Tabloids Are True What Are You combines Matthea Harvey’s award winning poetry with her fascinating visual artwork into a true hybrid book an amazing and beautiful work by one of our most ingenious creative artists. This wildly imaginative poetry collection conjures among other things everyday women moonlighting as mermaids a prison masuerading as a glass factory and a continents spanning possibly interspecific love story Now and then Harvey edges toward gimmicky tedium especially with some of her world play but a page or so later she ll redeem herself with a warmer brew of whimsy and heart My personal favorites include Using a Hula Hoop Can Get You Abducted by Aliens and This is what the Last Ones left us in both she looks at human civilization from a removed but affectionate vantage point I also loved the pair of poems arguing in favor of two new constellations for our times the No More Suicide Fox and the Retaliation Rat The artwork is dreamy and fun especially the miniature figures trapped in ice and the mermaids with unusual tails Harvey finds magic in the familiar and empathy in the otherworldly and her configurations give keen pleasure Endless Chain possessed by William Shakespeare Antonio Meucci’s invention of the telephone is chronicled next to embroidered images of his real and imagined Pretty Tough patents If the Tabloids Are True What Are You combines Matthea Harvey’s award winning the-mist poetry with her fascinating visual artwork into a true hybrid book an amazing and beautiful work by one of our most ingenious creative artists. This wildly imaginative Venus 13 poetry collection conjures among other things everyday women moonlighting as mermaids a Boss Man prison masuerading as a glass factory and a continents spanning Growing Rails Applications In Practice possibly interspecific love story Now and then Harvey edges toward gimmicky tedium especially with some of her world play but a Zaraza page or so later she ll redeem herself with a warmer brew of whimsy and heart My D Live Vol 4 personal favorites include Using a Hula Hoop Can Get You Abducted by Aliens and This is what the Last Ones left us in both she looks at human civilization from a removed but affectionate vantage Green Lanes And Kettle Cranes point I also loved the John Quincy Adams And American Global Empire pair of Radical Technologies poems arguing in favor of two new constellations for our times the No More Suicide Fox and the Retaliation Rat The artwork is dreamy and fun especially the miniature figures trapped in ice and the mermaids with unusual tails Harvey finds magic in the familiar and empathy in the otherworldly and her configurations give keen Aprendendo A Enxergar pleasure

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A brilliant combination of poetry and visual artwork by Matthea Harvey whose vision is “nothing short of blazingly original” Time Out New York She didn’t even know she had a name until one day she heard the human explaining to another one “Oh that’s just the backyard mermaid” “Backyard Mermaid” she murmured as if in prayer On days when there’s no sprinkler to comb through her curls no rain pouring in glorious torrents from the gutters no dew in the grass for her to nuzzle w. If The Tabloids Are True What Are You is an interesting amalgam of art poetry short fiction erasures and other art forms Harvey is clearly playing off the speculative aspects of tabloid papers whether it be mermaids or demonic possession interstellar travel or even Elvis While many of these tropes aren t uniue in their own right Harvey is able to take the clich s and invigorate them with a fresh perspective using them to explore various aspects of the modern 21st century and make commentary on the human condition While a few sections will hold readers interests many of them will fall flat due to their elaborate complexity and experiments with language voice perspective presentation mixed media etc Further the high cover price makes this a book to pursue through the library and not something to purchase for one s collection without thoroughly previewing it first Read here Birdmen 1 poetry and visual artwork by Matthea Harvey whose vision is “nothing short of blazingly original” Time Out New York She didn’t even know she had a name until one day she heard the human explaining to another one “Oh that’s just the backyard mermaid” “Backyard Mermaid” she murmured as if in Maggie prayer On days when there’s no sprinkler to comb through her curls no rain Love By Design pouring in glorious torrents from the gutters no dew in the grass for her to nuzzle w. If The Tabloids Are True What Are You is an interesting amalgam of art Secret Classrooms poetry short fiction erasures and other art forms Harvey is clearly Beautiful Torment Beautiful 1 playing off the speculative aspects of tabloid Endless Chain papers whether it be mermaids or demonic Pretty Tough possession interstellar travel or even Elvis While many of these tropes aren t uniue in their own right Harvey is able to take the clich s and invigorate them with a fresh the-mist perspective using them to explore various aspects of the modern 21st century and make commentary on the human condition While a few sections will hold readers interests many of them will fall flat due to their elaborate complexity and experiments with language voice Venus 13 perspective Boss Man presentation mixed media etc Further the high cover Growing Rails Applications In Practice price makes this a book to pursue through the library and not something to Zaraza purchase for one s collection without thoroughly D Live Vol 4 previewing it first Read here

review ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ñ Matthea Harvey

Ith her nose not even a mud puddle in the kiddie pool she wonders how much longer she can bear this life The front yard thud of the newspaper every morning Singing songs to the unresponsive push mower in the garage Wriggling under fence after fence to reach the house four down which has an auarium in the back window She wants to get lost in that sad glowing suare of blue Don’t you            from “The Backyard Mermaid”Prose poems introduce deeply untraditional mermaids alon. This book is made up of surreal magical realism at times poetry that transports you to different possible realities Harvey is clearly in love with language and her rhyming and wordplay is particularly strong in this collection I appreciated the use of images interspersed throughout but some most notably the final section worked better than others in terms of adding layers of meaning Highlights mermaid poems constellation poems glass factory poems and the Telettrofono sectionI particularly love how the motif of mermaids comes back around in the final section to beautiful effect