Did I Wake You?: Haikus for Modern Living

  • Title: Did I Wake You?: Haikus for Modern Living
  • Author: Beth Lapides
  • ISBN: 9781933368498
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Paperback
  • Did I Wake You Haikus for Modern Living Did I Wake You takes an eclectic mix of genres haiku humor self help and anti self help and rolls them into one whimsical slightly hostile and strangely inspirational volume The book grew out of
    Did I Wake You takes an eclectic mix of genres haiku, humor, self help, and anti self help and rolls them into one whimsical, slightly hostile, and strangely inspirational volume The book grew out of the L.A live comedy series Say The Word in which, at monthly readings, Emmy winning authors like Cindy Chupack and Alan Zweibel read true stories about their amazingDid I Wake You takes an eclectic mix of genres haiku, humor, self help, and anti self help and rolls them into one whimsical, slightly hostile, and strangely inspirational volume The book grew out of the L.A live comedy series Say The Word in which, at monthly readings, Emmy winning authors like Cindy Chupack and Alan Zweibel read true stories about their amazing careers In this rarefied company, Lapides wowed the audience with haiku about brand names and boyfriends, grocery stores and gynecologists.

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    1. Did I Wake You? is a haiku collection, a humor book, a self-help book, and an anti-self-help book all rolled into one little whimsical-and slightly hostile-package. Easy reading for difficult people. It’s funny, surprising, inspirational, world-conscious, and deeply personal.Beth started writing haikus to read at “Say The Word”, a monthly reading series that's part of Beth's Un-Cabaret show where Emmy-winning writers like Cindy Chupack, Michael Patrick King, Merrill Markoe, Peter Mehlman a [...]

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    2. An entertaining little book of modern day haikus. Such a great art formyou'd think there's not nearly enough room in there to say anything but some of these are great. You could read the whole book in one sitting as there are only two haikus per page but I'd recommend reading only a few pages at a time and stop when you hit one that makes you laugh or makes you go "hmmm."

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    3. Excellent, uplifting

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    4. I might actually give this 3.5 or 4. It's obviously a short little book, but a few of the haikus are rather nice. It covers an interesting mix of outward, pop culture reference and more introspective thoughts. I think Lapides and I have similar ways of thinking about things, so several poems really made me think. Others were just nice.

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    5. mostly flat, but there are some real gems, for example:I love my car soMuch, I want to go outsideAnd fuck it right now.or the slightly more serious, When I miss you IWatch the Weather Channel. What'sIt like where you are?

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