2015 Louis Award Winner
Timons Esaias of Pittsburgh, PA for his manuscript
Why Elephants No Longer Communicate in Greek.
Timons Esaias of Pittsburgh is a poet, satirist, essayist,
and writer of short fiction whose works have appeared
in nineteen languages, so far.
On Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, get your autographed copy of the book directly from Timons at In Your Write Mind, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA.
“Good poetry is largely about the voice of the poet. In these wry and personable poems, Timons Esaias shows how good of a poet he is. In topics that range from the day-to-day to the sardonically fanciful, he provides pleasures for everyone from the casual poetry reader to the hard core, omnivorous fanatic. Esaias does what all good poets do: he’s continually interesting.”
—Mike James, author of The Year We Let The House Fall Down
Why Elephants No Longer Communicate in Greek
All The Important People #2 Much is lost. My age. Who that woman in the yellow chair is. If it’s Tuesday that we have hot-dogs or another day. Lethe is a word that I remember. I keep dreaming that a Saint Bernard with one of those little kegs, brought me water from Lethe. I am afraid. That woman is afraid, too. Questions keep coming, mysteries, threats, and that is frightening, and so also is dreaming. I have only fragments. A bell tower; the name of a city in what I think is Europe; all the important people, nameless now, gathered at my wedding.
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