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Soft Hands
Soft Hands

Stan Apps

Poetry $5
Out of Print


From Soft Hands:

The image in my ears. Do you speak effete bird-language?
In this professional environment. All our motives have been.
A gentle rain of documents. My hand's a bland.
Do you speak effete bird-language? Enunciate erupt.

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About the Author

Stan Apps
Since the publication of soft hands, Stan Apps has published 6 more books and chapbooks of poetry, including Info Ration (Make Now) and God's Livestock Policy (Les Figues).  He remains grateful to UDP for giving him a start in poetry, with an elegantly designed first book.  The poetry business being what it is, Stan is currently attending NYU Law School and happily residing in the Village.  He is originally from here and there, having put down a few roots in Los Angeles, Toronto, Waco and Tampa.  Stan also writes essays and a large collection of them, titled The World as Phone Bill, is just about to nose across the horizon.