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An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments

An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a poem is worth a thousand sentiments. An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments takes you on an adventure into the fertile imagination of a lyrical sage with an unbridled poetic license. 

An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments is a unique literary collection of sentiments that truly encapsulates the essence of diverse emotions and experiences. Through a seamless blend of poetry and prose, the book takes readers on a captivating journey through themes of love, wisdom, nature, life, death, and humor.


What makes this collection truly unique is its exploration of language and culture. With poems translated from English to Spanish (by Arthur Malcolm Dixon and Clotilde Hill), Osage (by Chelsea T. Hicks), and Urdu (by Sarah Ahmad), readers are invited to experience the beauty and nuances of different languages. This not only adds depth to the work but also celebrates the richness of linguistic diversity.


Featuring over twenty distinct poetry styles, An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments pushes the boundaries of traditional poetry and introduces readers to innovative forms of expression. It encourages introspection, sparks creativity, and invites readers to explore the vast spectrum of human emotions.In essence, this book is a treasure trove of creativity and inspiration, offering something for every reader to enjoy and appreciate. An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments is a work of literary art that resonates with the soul and leaves a lasting impact on all who delve into its pages.


Come on in and discover your new favorite form(s) of poetry in An Old Fart and a Thousand Sentiments!

  • Instructions

    Poetry is meant to be read aloud and with feeling


    It's poetry.

  • Credits

    Written by Phetote Mshairi

    Foreword by Anthony C. Brinkley aka Tony-B

    Translations by Arthur Malcolm Dixon & Clotilde Hill (Spanish), Chelsea T. Hicks (Osage), and Sarah Ahmad (Urdu).

    Renga Cameos with Theresa A. Jordan, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Obbie West, Alicia Hill, John Crow, Dr. Grant Matthew Jenkins, Jerica Wortham, Michael Wright, and Jeffrey Jordan

    Book and cover design by Asya Blue Design

    Cover art by Arthur Haywood

    Published by New Greenwood, LLC

    Sponsored by Tulsa Artist Fellowship

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