About the author: Harry Brown holds a PhD from Ohio University. Since 1970 he has taught American literature and creative writing at Eastern Kentucky University; at EKU he has also served as Poetry Editor for Scripsit, Associate Editor of The Chaffin Journal, and Director of the summer Creative Writing Conference. In 1994 Brown was a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and received a Senior Fellowship at the mary Anderson Center for the Arts; in 1995 he was named an EKU Foundation Professor. He has published four collections of poetry with Mellen: Paint Lick Idyll; Measuring Man; Ego’s Eye, and Everything Is Its Opposite.
2001 0-7734-3583-2 Ego’s Eye ridicules snobbery, conformity, and opportunism, takes a humorous look at birds and cats including Jett the castrate, Cat Cool Hand, and Mrs. Robin and concludes with poems of irony, the real ‘spice of life’.