Human Crutches

Human Crutches Life in the French Quarter of New Orleans is bar life the quintessential stage setting for unfolding dramas dark truths and chaos borne of excess In Human Crutches Damon Ferrell Marbut tells this s

  • Title: Human Crutches
  • Author: Damon Ferrell Marbut
  • ISBN: 9780992035587
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Life in the French Quarter of New Orleans is bar life, the quintessential stage setting for unfolding dramas, dark truths and chaos borne of excess In Human Crutches, Damon Ferrell Marbut tells this story with remarkable generosity and skill, providing an inside study of local lifestyle in a great American city Often humorous and sometimes vulgar, the poems are piercing,Life in the French Quarter of New Orleans is bar life, the quintessential stage setting for unfolding dramas, dark truths and chaos borne of excess In Human Crutches, Damon Ferrell Marbut tells this story with remarkable generosity and skill, providing an inside study of local lifestyle in a great American city Often humorous and sometimes vulgar, the poems are piercing, honest and layered with urban Southern affect as endearing as it is frightful Damon Marbut s poetry takes readers straight into the veins of French Quarter life, shows them every pitiful and chaotic beauty, and leaves them aching between dissonant states of joy and revulsion toward the bawdy cast of characters he meets along the way He combines the unflinching madness of Beat poet storytelling with a resolute dedication to truth and terrifying purity With every snapshot of human desolation and redemption, Marbut exposes the broken pieces inside us all A Meagan Davis

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    • Damon Ferrell Marbut

      Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Damon Ferrell Marbut is a novelist and poet living in New Orleans, Louisiana He is author of the novel, Awake in the Mad World, which is available at in paperback and Kindle, as well as on most other major ereader devices He is also author of Little Human Accidents and Human Crutches, two collections of poems published by Bareback Press in Canada Connect with him online Facebook at facebook DamonFMarbut, and on Twitter dfmnola.

    737 thoughts on “Human Crutches

    • This a must read for people who love poetry. Human Crutches will carry you off to the French Quarter in New Orleans and bring you out with a revelation or two. It's character driven poetry from the heart, and not for the faint of heart. I highly recommend it.


    • 'Dark truths and chaos borne of excess'Damon Ferrell Marbut, the author of the critically-acclaimed novel Awake in the Mad World lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is something about the skill with which Damon Ferrell Marbut paints his poetry about New Orleans French Quarter that for some reason conjures the images of isolation of American painter Edward Hopper or photographer Dorothea Lange or writer Lawrence Ferlinghetti - that eerie spirit of isolation in that midst of a world at once too [...]


    • Human Crutches is a collection of poems based on conversations that took place in and around a gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans. These snippets of thoughts, monologues and discussions paint a portrait of a time and place otherwise only truly known by its residents. Physical description within the dialogue is sparse to say the least, yet the patrons and their surroundings become very clear as Marbut recalls what makes and breaks these dysfunctional lives; what works, what hurts and wh [...]


    • Once again, with Human Crutches, author Damon Farrell Marbut has demonstrated his uncanny ability to write with a mind-blowing, passionate, glorious, pleasurable and healthy view of life and a conviction to speak the truth, even if it may be uncomfortable to some.I am reaffirmed with a heartfelt sense of gratitude for how wonderful life is, and compassion for all around me. Damon's voice is truly making a difference in the world.Human CrutchesDamon Ferrell Marbut


    • This collection of poems, drawn from the author's experience as a bartender in the gay bars of the New Orleans French Quarter, is by turns as comic as a drag queen stumbling in at dawn with a broken heel and as tragic as friends lost to alcohol or the plague. Not just a work of LFBTQ lit, anyone with who has counted themselves a Quarter Rat (or dreamed of being in that mythical fraternity, tracing the steps of Tennessee or Bukowski) will recognize in these often narrative poems reflections of th [...]




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