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Street Milk

Robert Swearingen

Central Avenue Press
In this collection of 44 poems, Robert Swearingen takes the reader on a journey through a life that is by turns raw, humorous, and at times, poignant. With a brutal honesty that asks for neither pity nor condemnation, he speaks in the context of personal experience, of a life of material success, selfishness, loss, folly, loneliness, and the hope for a redemption that will transcend the mistakes of the past.
Author Bio
Robert Swearingen attended Purdue University and received a B.,A. in English from Western New Mexico University in 1973. After jobs as a steel worker, bartender, taxicab driver, teacher, and social worker, he took to the road at age 39 and has been traveling ever since.