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Grey-Suited and Bitter with Gary Beck's "Clerk"

For the first few months of a job—maybe a year—you feel you have a great thing, until the boredom, the stagnation, the frustration, the repetitiveness sets in. 1,591 more words


Carcinogenic Poetry: Top Ten No. 8

Fixed Positions

Tyrannies demand
strict obedience
from their citizens
and will kill anyone
who tries to defy them.
Anarchists demand
unlimited freedom
from government restraint… 160 more words

Virgogray Press

Gary Beck, Songs of a Clerk

Gary Beck, Songs of a Clerk, (Winter Goose Publishing, 2014), 120pp, $11.99. ISBN 978I941058169

Reviewed by Conrad Geller

Misery has always had its uses in art. 985 more words


Burning Progress

A Gentler Age
by Gary Beck

A pretty young woman
crossed a city street
skipping, frolicking,
possibly listening to music
on her headset.
At first I thought she was happy, 171 more words


Civilized Ways: A poetic way of dealing with social issues

Always challenging society and complacency, Gary Beck shows a powerful perspective in his latest poetry collection, Civilized Ways. According to the press release, his style and heart come through honestly and pull you into the truth of his words. 147 more words

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Ode to America by Gary Beck

I did not know
I was an American
until I was at least
five or six years old
and was told
by a school teacher, 282 more words