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    The title says it all These are poems inspired by television It s a wonderful concept TV plays such a big role in so many of our lives We sometimes feel closer to the characters of our favorite shows than we do to our families, and who can t sing the theme song to Gilligan s Island This collection looks at all aspects of TV from the early days to current day reality shows There are poems about sports, news, cartoons, animal shows, comedies, commercials, and , cleverly arranged in ch The title says it all These are poems inspired by television It s a wonderful concept TV plays such a big role in so many of our lives We sometimes feel closer to the characters of our favorite shows than we do to our families, and who can t sing the theme song to Gilligan s Island This collection looks at all aspects of TV from the early days to current day reality shows There are poems about sports, news, cartoons, animal shows, comedies, commercials, and , cleverly arranged in channels instead of chapters To be honest, I didn t enjoy the book as much as I expected I just didn t get some of the poems, often because they were about shows I never watched, but other poems were delightful It s a mixed bag Pick out what you like Maybe read it during the commercials


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Rabbit Ears: TV Poems ❰PDF / Epub❯ ★ Rabbit Ears: TV Poems Author Joel Allegretti – Thomashillier.co.uk RABBIT EARS TV POEMS is a poetic tribute to the medium that has influenced America s tastes, opinions, politics, language, and lifestyles television Within its pages, you ll read narrative poems, pers RABBIT EARS TV POEMS is a poetic tribute to the medium that has influenced America s tastes, opinions, politics, language, and lifestyles television Rabbit Ears: Epub / Within its pages, you ll read narrative poems, persona poems, poems that employ found text, formal poems, prose poems, haiku and senryu, and poems that incorporate non poetic forms, like the interview and screenplay Edited by Joel Allegretti, the anthology containspoems bynationally known and emerging poets including Billy Collins, Ellen Bass, Dorianne Laux, Aram Saroyan, Timothy Liu, Tony Hoagland, and Hal Sirowitz The title, named for the pair of indoor TV antennae developed in the s, comes courtesy of former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins These poems explore a robust array of subjects the history and early days of TV, sit coms, children s programming, the news, horror and science fiction, detective shows, soap operas and romance, reality TV, and commercials, among others The poems are funny, poignant, witty, mysterious, and educational In short, the poems are much like TV itself.