Poetry

In Alphabetical Order by Author Then Title 

 

buy-from-amazon   Bohemian Canticles

By Nilda Cepero

bohemiancanticlesTwenty-one erotic poems by one of America's most exciting poets. Nilda Cepero mixes quotes from the Song of Solomon and sensual art masters to take us through an erotic journey filled with true intimacy.

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buy-from-amazon   Flourescence

By Jennifer Dick

flourescenceIn Jennifer K. Dick's first book, Fluorescence, very real places--Paris, Massachusetts, Colorado, Iowa, Morocco--mix into the imagined, into Breughelian villages where there's "a persimmon in the corner knitting." These places are inhabited by varied but always very real bodies, stretching outward from their own edges and encountering, or engendering, a certain luminescence in the process. What happens when we exceed ourselves? When fragments of dream are lifted to the surface and through to something beyond? Clues, keys, indications--all that once seemed certain slips off into code. These poems use language to crack it.

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buy-from-amazon   American Spirituals

By Jeffrey Greene 

americanspirtualsJeffrey Greene's images, many of New Haven, Connecticut, are haunting. He shows you a new way of seeing scenes we've often only glimpsed on the evening news. He is also the author of French Spirits: A House, A Village and a Love Affair in Burgundy .

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buy-from-amazon   James Baker Hall's books

By James Baker Hall:

Praeder's Letters: A Novel in Verse

The Mother on the Other Side of the World: Poems

Stopping on the Edge to Wave

Yates Paul, His Grand Flights, His Tootings

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buy-from-amazon   The White Fire of Time (Wesleyan Poetry)

By Ellen Hinsey 

Twhitefireoftimehe White Fire of Time is a collection of original, free-verse poems by Ellen Hinsey (who teaches writing and literature at the Skidmore College program in Paris and the Ecole Polytechnique) about endurance, consciousness, the earth itself and emotional respite in the face of merciless eternity. A thought-provoking and introspective anthology. Under the thunderous silence, under the shadow/of a Word, in terror or indifference, or in slow advancement,/Each body moving along the horizon of days,/Each in its own motion, each compelled by the temporal axis.

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buy-from-amazon    Sheets to the Wind

By Claire Kincannon 

historyofyearningthejanepoemsmomentsofpasthappinesAn international anthology of poetry, prose and plays as written by nineteen women from eleven countries of the world. The seeds for Sheets to the Wind were planted in Paris at the OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development) with five women from five different countries contributing poems and short stories and drawings. The book mushroomed ultimately into nineteen women from eleven countries and twelve of those women read at our debut reading, also in Paris. A second edition of Sheets to the Wind is planned for Spring 2003 which will include a CD of most of the participants reading excerpts from their work. Contact the publisher at [email protected] for additional information.

ORDER NOW  Moments of Past Happiness By Kathleen Spivack

ORDER NOW  The Jane Poems By Kathleen Spivack

ORDER NOW A History of Yearning By Kathleen Spivack

Kathleen Spivack's poems are rich in feeling and texture, compassionately aware, and vividly articulated. --Stanley Kunitz...a luminescent intensity....the writer's work is compact, imagistic, and the words catch, spoken or read. --Los Angeles Times

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buy-from-amazon    Short Fuse: The Global Anthology of New Fusion Poetry

By Todd Swift, Philip Norton Short

shortfuseFuse is the first major global collection of poetry from the 21st-century featuring many of the poets who are defining world literature and culture. Over 175 innovative poets from around the world are represented in this remarkable 400-page volume, ebook & CD. The fusion poets define these complex times through new forms of performance and text by mixing the best of the oral and written traditions. The hundreds of poems in this eclectic and powerful gathering are ferocious, funny, erotic, elegiac, and always grounded in the real experiences and voices of our startling present. Included with this collection is a free ebook with additional poems not available in the book and a full-length CD featuring recordings by the poets. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to UNICEF. Major figures are presented alongside the most exciting younger voices. Some of the prominent poets featured in the collection are Simon Armitage, Billy Collins, Todd Colby, Patricia Smith, Bob Holman, Glyn Maxwell, Eileen Tabios, Robert Priest, Andrea Thompson, Wednesday Kennedy, Willie Perdomo, Tug Dumbly, Lucy English, Charles Bernstein, Penn Kemp, Regie Cabico, Edwin Torres, John Kinsella, Ron Silliman, Peter Finch, Guillermo Castro, Michael Hulse, Robert Priest, Nicole Blackman, David McGimpsey, Louise Bak, Golda Fried and many more. Short Fuse is the global, contemporary, and expanded extension of Poetry Nation.

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buy-from-amazon   Late

By Cecilia Woloch 

lateLate is driven by the alternating energies of prose poems and free verse. Woloch understands a person’s true -relationships with family, friends, and lovers arrive late—if at all. The exquisite pathos in these poems disclose Woloch’s abiding empathy for family, children, ex-lovers, and strangers.

Born in Pittsburgh in 1956, Cecilia Woloch grew up in Pittsburgh and in Kentucky. She earned degrees in English and Theatre Arts from Transylvania University. Woloch has been active as a poet in the schools and teacher of creative writing workshops. She has received poetry prizes from The Wildwood Journal, Literal Latte, and the Kentucky Arts Council. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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buy-from-amazon   Narcissus

By Cecilia Woloch 

narcissusThe winner of the Tupelo Press Snowbound Chapbook Award, selected by Marie Howe. Through prose poems in the form of "postcards" and free verse, Cecilia Woloch gives us a stunningly honest peek into relationships, at once acutely intimate and unabashedly compassionate. She "speaks" with a vivid poetic voice that Billy Collins has praised as "intense and precise." Cecilia Woloch is the author of three collections of poetry. Her poems have been featured in numerous journals and magazines, as well as anthologies such as Best American Poetry 2005, and Garrison Keillor's Good Poems for Hard Times. She is the director of Summer Poetry in Idyllwild and the Paris Poetry Workshop.

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buy-from-amazon   Sacrifice

By Cecilia Woloch 

sacrificeCecilia Woloch has published two books of poems, Sacrifice and her new collection Tsigan: The Gypsy Poem, and she has a new collection, tentatively titled Late, forthcoming in 2003. A celebrated teacher and a well known poet on the Los Angeles scene, she's the director of Summer Poetry in Idyllwild, a week-long celebration of poets and poetry in the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California each July.

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buy-from-amazon   Tsigan: The Gypsy Poem

By Cecilia Woloch 

tsiganTsigan works off a family myth of Gypsy heritage in Woloch's family, a mysterious paternal grandmother who died before the poet was born, and who disappeared without a trace, leaving only her legend of wildness and the seeds of poetry. Tsigan---which Ralph Angel calls "Haunted. Unsettled. Gorgeously so."---is a book length mediation, both personal and transpersonal.

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buy-from-amazon   Carpathia

By Cecilia Woloch 

carpathiaWith each new collection of poems, Cecilia Woloch is even more courageous in her willingness to feel deeply all the beauty and hurt framing our small lives. The poems in Carpathia are guided by an exquisite lyricism and heartbreaking emotional honesty. The ache of love and longing underscored by loss is palpable—intensely felt. This is a gorgeous book by a poet who is passionately alive in the world. --Natasha Trethewey

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