A collection of 50 poems from the pen of William Davoll. In his collection of verse containing adult themes, Davoll explores the emotions of Fear, Revenge, Betrayal, Injustice and Loss; the five daughters of Spite. Davoll's poetry will take you on a roller-coaster ride of sensations that embody both the real and imagined poetic world.
Max Larkin is flying high: he has just solved his third huge case in a year, has been asked to join the FBI, and everyone wants a piece of him. While being interviewed live on television, he receives a call from someone with a grudge against him. The caller asks that a film feed be projected in the studio, and uses this to show himself killing…
Imagine that Spite is a raucous, disruptive, and not to mention promiscuous being. She puts herself about, and in congress with the five evils of the world she spawns five daughters, whom she names Fear, Revenge, Betrayal, Injustice, and Loss.
The Pieces in this collection are not about the daughters, but are about the situations, results and responses that come about in the wake of the emotions that they represent, and evoke in going about their existence in both the real and imagined poetic world.