"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
In these poems, Wallace uses images in nature to voice the ethereal experience of being human. Thus The Want Fire paints moments--glimpses inside the spirit world--that reside in the physical world around us.
Called "a ranting comic showman and a literary provocateur" by The New York Times, Taylor Mali writes eloquently and entertainingly about his experiences in and out of the middle school classroom. Learn More