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Indie author & poet Charlie Clouse started writing poetry & short stories in high school when he was sixteen years old. At the age of twenty-four he published his first book of poetry. He lives in Virginia with his girlfriend & their two kids. Some of his favorite poets include Allen Ginsberg, Jim Morrison, William Blake, & Charles Bukowski. Currently he's working on writing his debut novella titled "Radio Songs".
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From the book
The First Ocean Of Thought
Water drips out. Invited into my life. It flows out and back in. Secrets fly out of the way. The weeds are tossed out of the garden.
Poems That Might Or Might Not Change Your Life
I'm getting older. And life is still fun, still boring, still un-finished. -age 27
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The First Ocean
Sun, sharks, and surprises await you in this fun filled sea of words and wonder.
Poetry: PaperbackRevised EditionFree Shipping & HandlingSigned By The Author!55 Pages
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Poems That Might Or Might
Not Change Your Life
No one really believes that poetry can change your life but you never know this one actually might.
Poetry: PaperbackRevised EditionFree Shipping & HandlingSigned By The Author!87 Pages
Firefighter Dylan Fitzgerald knows that every minute of your counts. Zoe Harper thinks otherwise. She starts to see things differently after 9/11 but by then will it already be too late?
Novella: PaperbackFirst EditionFree Shipping & HandlingSigned By The Author!80 - 100 Pages
I Cut Myself Shaving
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Revised Edition. With razor sharp wit on every page it's no wonder that this little book comes with a warning.
Revised Edition. A short but fun & easy read.
Revised Edition. Song lyrics that will rock your socks off.
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Poet Charlie Clouse
214 East Riverside Drive
Bridgewater, VA. 22812
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