Joe Benevento's Expecting Songbirds, Selected Poems, 1983-2015, provides readers with the opportunity to sample the very best of the writer's work from his four previous books in poetry: Holding On, Willing To Believe, My Puerto Rican Past and Tough Guys Don't Write, along with some of his most recent journal-published poems collected under the heading "Ode to Pears." Oftentimes narrative, and predominantly free verse, Benevento's poems mirror his Italian-American, working class roots in a predominantly black and Latino ...

Expecting Songbirds 2015, Purple Flag

ISBN-13: 9780944048665

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