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by Gene Hult


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What we choose to believe creates our reality. Poems of Love and Manifestation.

The diamond firebird-ashes he stirs.

Hear me keening for understanding,

my love? Wait, not yet, while I paint

another sequined scrim of myself.

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ISBN-13: 9781732338142
Publisher: Brighten Press
Publication date: 07/12/2018
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Gene Hult was born on November 12, 1969 in New York City. He has a BA in English/Writing from New York University, and an MA in English/Writing from the University of Denver. Gene was the Managing Editor of the literary journal Denver Quarterly. He then worked in children's publishing for more than 20 years, at houses including HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster, until he left as an Executive Editor to write full-time. He has written more than 125 books published for children and young adults, mostly under his pseudonym J. E. Bright. Since 2017, Gene has lived in the suburbs south of Houston, Texas with his dog Henry. Please visit for more information.

Table of Contents


Taliesin 3

Five Dead Women 6

Lazy Magician in San Francisco 14

Notes from Donald Revell's

Poetry Workshop 18

Cori's Party 25

Alone 27

Prophet 31


Confidentially 35

Patience 38

Hole in the Wall 40

Kindness 47

Sea Stack 52

Lascaux 55

Vita 58

The Scrivener 62

Hoodwinked 75

Infectious 77

Effort 81


My Pomology 85

Ejaculate 88

Integers 90

Because 94

Early AM Mysteries 97

Lust Song 103

Abstraction 105

About the Author 109

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