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Dave Wood's Book Report, March 4, 2009

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Award-winning Minnesota poet Larry Schug just sent me his new book, a gem called "Arrogant Bones,"(North Star Press, $12.95).

Schug works at the College of St. Benedict, by St. John's University, where Sen. and poet Eugene McCarthy went to schools.

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Schug's down-to-earth, sardonic rural poems remind me of the senator's. There must be something in the water in Stearns County.

Here's the title poem:

'A broke-down old farm house

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