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METATRON | How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the InsideJay Winston Ritchie
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How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside

Jay Winston Ritchie

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I am 100 depressed teenagers

 


 

24-hour diners, swimming pools, haunted McDonald’s, reincarnation and fame in remote East Africa: the poems in How To Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside follow a young 20-something as he navigates break-ups, adulthood, technology and loneliness. This collection uses imagery and irony, self-deprecating humour and the poignant pop culture reference to create a work that is funny, earnest and colloquial.

 

Jay Winston Ritchie is the author of Something You Were, Might Have Been, or Have Come to Represent (Insomniac Press, 2014). How to Remain Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside is his first book of poetry. He lives in Montréal.

 

Jay’s Twitter

@jaywritchie

 

Jay’s Blog

jaywritchie.tumblr.com

 

48 pages
Perfect-bound
Second edition, first printing
Cover art by Claire Milbrath

 


 

Press & Reviews

 

The Word Bookstore, Brendan’s Top 5 Books of 2016
“A collection that will be enjoyed by everyone, fans of poetry or not.“

– D&Q Staff Pick | Daphné

 

“…a confessional writer for society itself.”

– Resonance Blog

 


 

Excerpts

 

Whenever a Red Digital Alarm Clock Reads 6:34 I am Reminded of my Father
How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside