Me with Animal Towering

Albert Mobilio, Author
Albert Mobilio, Author Thunder's Mouth Press $14 (111p) ISBN 978-0-9712485-1-9
Reviewed on: 06/01/2002
Release date: 06/01/2002
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Whiting fellow Albert Mobilio's sophomore effort, Me with Animal Towering, heads off in several directions from his groundbreaking 1996 debut, The Geographics, the unacknowledged original from which so much fin de si cle wise-guy prose-poetry-for-prose-poetry's sake has been counterfeited. He still times perfectly his alternations between tough and schlumpy personae, gifted at finding sensuous details in the bins of dinged language out in front of literature's seedier bazaars: ""Not only did I have marijuana, I told her, but I had some cocaine. She nearly trilled, her voice sounding like the bright clang of divine scales tipping in my favor.""