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In her libidinous book, Pricksongs, Coffey recreates her youthful freedom from sexual taboos. Her steamy poems are as crazy, diverse, risque, and turbulent as The Sixties when she wrote them. 

he was slight of

build and/ liked/ to

have his ear bitten


Make Love, Not War advised the slogan, and she did.


when you strummed me

like a bass viol

in the bath tub?


Some funny, some passionate, some provocative, Coffey's poems will sweep you back to a decade when gaudily painted Flower Power buses roamed the streets when mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and love beads adorned bodies, when The Pill and sexual liberation were new.

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Book Data
Publisher: Omega Cottonwood Press
Publication Date: September 21, 2012
Paperback: 76 pages
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9626317-5-7
Kindle ASIN: 0962631752
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