Dead Rat Moccasin invites readers to get lost in diverse imagery juxtaposed with satiric edge. The collection of poetry encompasses subjects from hobos to the skill of writing. The wide range is sure to please even those who have written off poetry in the past. Turechek offers insight into one's mental and physical condition that is relatable to every day life, and reading through the collection will surely elicit an emotional response rounded out with laughter in between. Dead Rat Moccasin is an enjoyable reading experience provoking one to step outside the box to appreciate Turechek's ingenuity.