"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters
We Are All Good if They Try Hard Enough, the sincere and funny debut book, balances media-saturated satire with Martin Buber-strength notions of care and consideration. The poems ask big questions like WHY? and when the book is through, it suggests an answer: let's be friends.