He ran a small shop called "Nostalgia & Candy & More"

"More" was a ploy to get neighbors to come to his store

No one in town had a glorious past

And none reminisced of the absence of bliss

So he worried his wouldn't quite last

Sam Kuban
Author of "Beautiful Things and How to Ignore Them"

Meet Sam Kuban

Sam Kuban resides in Evansville, Indiana. He is most known for writing the book "Beautiful Things and How to Ignore Them." This collection of poems can be placed in the comedy/horror genre and can be compared to writings by Edward Gorey or Roald Dahl. He is a multi-instrumentalst, and has recorded music based on the characters in from this book under the name "Lead and Lye." While he thoroughly enjoys writing, he recently graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in Interactive Media Design.

-Excerpt from "Beautiful Things and How to Ignore Them"