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Michael E. Murphy for "Songs of Crocus Hill"

  • SubText Books 6 West 5th Street Saint Paul, MN, 55102 United States

Join us on Wednesday, May 10th at 7:00 PM to hear Michael E. Murphy read and discuss his poetry collection, "Songs of Crocus Hill." Book signing to follow!

Drawing from Murphy's experiences growing up in the Crocus Hill neighborhood of St. Paul, the poems tell stories of a boy's encounters with teachers, sports, girls and immigrants; of a man's encounters with the loss of family and friends; and of the long arc of romance to love. Murphy's layered poems - some tender, some humorous - blend the lyrical and narrative styles, giving readers poetry that is clear and accessible. Exploring the love, loss, and redemption experienced in one's hometown, Murphy hopes his verses will help readers discover the Crocus Hill in their own lives.

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