Robert Benefiel

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Born in Santa Monica, California, Robert Benefiel has lived in several places throughout the United States. He has worked many jobs from fishing dock operator to optician. His first love has always been art and writing, which he was introduced to through comic books and cartoons. By 12 he had developed a taste for Elliot, Cummings, Shakespeare & Dickenson only to later read contemporary authors while at the same time developing a love for music. His first published work was at 17 years old. He has several books of poetry including "After The First Shot", "Poetastard". "4th & Hill Is Gone Forever", "Laugh Until The Devil Wakes Up, "The Sound Of Typing", as well as other volumes of poetry and stories to follow as well.

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The Sun In Rags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The Sun In Rags is the 10th and latest book from author Robert Benefiel. The book is derived from two small chapbook pressings back in 2002, as well as other fully edited works from the author in previous printed journals and submissions.
No Rooms Left
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
No Rooms Left is a book of poetry that shows the humor and sadness of reality. As the title suggests, it is a rumination on where one goes when they have nowhere to go. A culmination of both poetic philosophy and real life moments, the author once again puts together his chaotic appreciation and rejection of the world for anyone to read.
Vote No For President
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Vote No For President is a book of poetry containing works written in 2010 by the author Robert Benefiel. The poems in this book range from actual moments in the writers life to more poetic stances on general ideas like love, death, humanity, patriotism and other concepts.
The Human Heart Weighs Nothing In Empty Space
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The Human Heart Weighs Nothing In Empty Space is the 7th book of poetry by Robert Benefiel. Comprised of earlier work these poems deal with mostly a shifting landscape of society at continual conflict, within and without, and the absurdity that relates to it.
Laugh Until The Devil Wakes Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This 6th book of poetry by Robert Benefiel contains more current works written between 2008 & 2009. Many of the pieces reflect upon that current time in the author’s life.
The Sound Of Typing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The fifth book of poetry by Robert Benefiel, The Sound Of Typing, is filled with poems culled from more recent pieces all written in 2011. These poems reflect on fatherhood, work, memories, marriage, politics, and all the pains of growing older as well as its joys. Whether it's being disenfranchised with American ideologies or accepting more universal principles, this book retains its voice.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The fourth book of modern poetry from the author of Easy Battles For Lazy Armies, After The Fist Shot, and 4th & Hill Is Gone Forever. The author uses different stlyes of poetry to find the humor, truth, and reality in everyday life.
4th & Hill Is Gone Forever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
4th & Hill Is Gone Forever is a book of poetry written in a modern but also understandable style, sometimes taking on the aspect of a story or moral tale. The poems are all derived from a time in the writer’s life that revolved around a certain location that the author lived in years ago. This is the third book by the author, with others to follow.
After The First Shot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Modern poetry from the author of Easy Battles For Lazy Armies. A humourous, painful, and realistic approach to poetry.
Easy Battles For Lazy Armies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Easy Battles For Lazy Armies is a collection of modern poetry by Robert Benefiel. Originally published in 1998, this collection has been updated and re-edited for the second edition.

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