"If I could stop the frames racing with your glowing face in my mind
I’d keep them on a shelf in my memory’s virtual occupancy library"

The author has penned an impressive, somewhat surreal collection of poems that examine from a unique vantage point a range of philosophical propositions. Pictures are painted by Acevedo which float by like dreams, accentuated by an unusual yet pleasing choice of words and turns of phrase. Much of the terrain explored in this collection is composed from an abstract world, where the reader—to some degree or another—must slightly suspend the normal acceptance of beliefs and common conventions, including grammar, syntax, and to some degree, the flow of ideas. The payoff for doing so is enormously gratifying. Enjoyable, often playful poems make creative use of pun, wordplay, and imagery while ideas abound on every page. There is perhaps a hint of Charles Bukowski's infamous poetic ideology here, minus the constant vulgarity. Acevedo, no doubt, has a unique poetic voice.

He writes of women, the Bible, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, and Motown music. Diving into each new poem is like entering a lucid dream, a menagerie of semi-absurdist realms where the poet entertains ideas and situations from an intelligent yet ideosyncratic lens through which the reader may or may not emerge unscathed. He often writes of his late father, with whom Acevedo presumably was very close. Both parents, it seems, were quite influential in shaping the writer's poetic outlook. It should be noted that Acevedo has published numerous collections of poetry and has additionally posted a number of his poems to YouTube. Therefore, readers who enjoy his work have plenty of other outlets to choose from as well.

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