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Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

Leadwood: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock   In Leadwood, Daniel Crocker surveys twenty years of his work as a poet. Ranging from the metaphysical significance of the McRib to courageous deep dives into bipolar disorder, Crocker’s … Continue reading

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Mania Makes Me A Better Poet

. Mania Makes Me A Better Poet By Daniel Crocker   I paced up and down the front porch on a rare, cool Missouri night. “The government wants me to take pills,” I told my wife. She asked why, but … Continue reading

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The Incredible Bipolar Hulk: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

. The Incredible Bipolar Hulk: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock . The genius of The Incredible Hulk is that everyone can identify with him. All people have a reservoir of anger inside them, and we all … Continue reading

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It Ain’t No Lie, Baby

. It Ain’t No Lie, Baby By Daniel Crocker . My first boyfriend killed himself. We didn’t call ourselves boyfriends, but we went to the movies together, went to dinner together, and had a lot of sex. Part of the … Continue reading

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The Incredible Hulk Tries to Write a Poem

  The Incredible Hulk Tries to Write a Poem By Daniel Crocker . The Incredible Hulk Tries to Write a Poem but his cucumber fingers keep getting in the way He smashed the keyboard all to hell and pencils mean … Continue reading

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A Review of Daniel Crocker’s Shit House Rat

. A Review of Daniel Crocker’s Shit House Rat By Stephen Furlong . In a blurb for Daniel Crocker’s Everyday People and Other Poems (Green Bean Press, 1998), A.D. Winans writes “Daniel Crocker is one of a lively band of … Continue reading

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Snuffleupagus as Depression: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

Snuffleupagus as Depression: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock   If you ask Daniel Crocker how to get to Sesame Street, he’d point you toward a twisting road of manic depression, frustrated desires, and existential malaise. In … Continue reading

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