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Review of ‘A Phone Call to the Future’

That Little Something, the 18th collection from U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic, is a volume of brief, informal poems that feel effortlessly composed and poignantly chronicle the loneliness of the human condition. Simic's poems are populated by observers and outsiders - solitary figures who are ill at ease in the world. In melancholy portraits of…

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