The Mythologies Of Love

How dreamy, I thought, Dean wrote a book of love poems!

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“Love”, it’s so beautiful…

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Artist: Jarus

..Well, yes! However, perhaps not exactly as I had envisioned.

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Nonetheless, passion is very evident in these poems. It’s especially noted when I feel distance from the sexuality of love, but want to feel close to it.

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Dean doesn’t squander the “love ” word. Yet, I feel puppy dog love eyes.

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Dean is the dark horse running with lighter, brighter angels. His view, as always, remains true to his perceptions.

Artists: Mandy Van Lueewen &
Artists: Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

Sometimes I understood I was reading  in a special language. “Evol Fo Seigolohtym Eht”

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I have a fave poem in this book. “Poem For Ann Marie” & I must mention my second fave “The Market Place”. I won’t tell you why because I really think you should just read them for yourselves.

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Artist: Charlie Johnston – C5 Artworks

  I’ll be ordering another Dean J. Baker book, in paperback, tomorrow. My collection is almost current!

You can read my reviews of ” The Eschatological Dog”

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or  “Silence Louder Than A Train”by clicking on the pics of the covers.

Dean is a prolific writer, and all of his many books are available on Amazon in EBook and/or Paperback. He even has his own Amazon page.

Dean J. Baker’s Amazon Page

OR

Buy his works on Create Space where all writers receive a larger royalty.

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Visit Dean on his website Dean J. Baker – Poetry, and Prose Poems

Dean has several other interesting Blogs that you will find linked at the bottom of  his site.

The Eschatological Dog

Delightful? A few poems are. Poignant they all remain, & dog me.

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With his one-of-a-kind poetry style, Dean trains his unique eye on the end of the world, or of humankind, death, the destiny of humanity, the Second Coming & Judgment.

Artist: Crisp
Artist: Crisp

There is no escape like reading! What about reading about what one may never escape from? Dean’s words took me into that darkening day. He used the color of meaning to paint the way.

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Yet, I never felt like running from it. I wanted to remain, to hear what the poet, writer, musician had to say about the decay, and mores.

Artist: Richard Manoakeesick
Artist: Richard Manoakeesick
Dean’s words string true, even if they bite you. Might as well face the music he presents, it feels healthy.

 

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Dog is God backwards, but I have a feeling Dean knew this when tempting us with his title.

Artist: Unknown to me at this moment - from Toronto's Queen W. Graffiti Alley
Artist: Unknown to me at this moment – from Toronto’s Queen W. Graffiti Alley

  I’ll be ordering another Dean J. Baker book, in paperback, tomorrow. There are still 2 or 3 I don’t own.

You can read my review of “Silence Louder Than A Train” by clicking on the pic of the cover

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Dean, what a long revealing journey from “Baker’s Bad Boys” to “The Eschatological Dog”! From dog turd to dog word you have enchanted me.

Dean is a prolific writer, and all of his many books are available on Amazon in EBook and/or Paperback. He even has his own Amazon page.

Dean J. Baker’s Amazon Page

OR

Buy his works on Create Space where you can find my most recent purchase, “In Riparian Fields”

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Visit Dean on his website Dean J. Baker – Poetry, and Prose Poems

Dean has several other interesting Blogs that you will find linked at the bottom of  his site.

Silence Louder Than A Train

Dean J. Baker, writer extraordinaire, penned the poetry  Silence Louder Than A Train

Dean’s 20/10 visions break bold, clever, sarcastic, cynical, brutally honest, bare faced, bare-soul, telling off, alone, deeply passionate & extremely vivid visually.

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The poetry left me pensive, painted into a corner, or suddenly wrapped with a loving arm (crying out loud) , or dropped into a comedy (laughing out loud).

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As I read, Dean’s words kept coming at me, relentlessly, with increasing  speed. I couldn’t put the book down; I read poems to anyone who would listen.

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Dean’s style is rebellious. Capitals, punctuation, starts, ends and rhymes are where he wants them to be. His consummate skill works it all beautifully. So just read on without expecting a period at the end

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When I reached the end, I began reading the book from back to front.

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Then I was at the beginning again.

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  I very recently bought my first Dean J. Baker book for Kindle, Poetry & How It Gets That Way. I own 4 more of Dean’s titles, all in paperback.

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In my humble opinion, Dean J. Baker is a writer most worth reading.

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Dean is a prolific writer, and all of his many books are available on Amazon in EBook and/or Paperback. He even has his own Amazon page.

Dean J. Baker’s Amazon Page

51ErddOT4xL._UY250_41fK8y6FbRL._UY250_51eWJJqbj2L._UX250_414nURUNVzL._UY250_A few more books by Dean J. Baker

Visit Dean on his website Dean J. Baker – Poetry, and Prose Poems

Dean has several other interesting Blogs that you will find linked at the bottom of  his site.