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American Poetry | Poetry

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Dec.06.2012
Forfatteren benytter i denne samlingen det shakespearske blankverset og en rekke orientalske diktformer - i første rekke ghazal'en med sitt særegne mønster av rytme, rim og repetisjoner. En rekke dikt gjenspeiler forfatterens engasjement i internasjonale PEN og hennes personlige interesse og...
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Sep.12.2012
The Lighthouse Beckons is a book of broad-based, incisive, sometimes ethereal poems. The Lighthouse Beckons invites you to sample its various forms of light: the light that is apparent, the contrast of light and dark, or the luminescence of one's soul. I chose the the title The Lighthouse Beckons,...
Lost Transmissions
Sep.03.2012
"In his sixth book of poems, Lost Transmissions (Serving House Books, Sept. 2012), David Memmott speaks to the need we have to explore the depths of our own psyches, a need so insistent that many of us would sell our souls to unearth the answers to what motivates our lives--what motivates our...
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Aug.05.2012
Wee Three: A Child's World is poetry written from the point of view of a child. It covers seventy years of memories as seen through the eyes of a child. It is a charming look into the simplicity, joy, and innocent pleasure that a child sees when looking at the world. All of life is new and...
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May.25.2012
  Folk Concert: Changing Times concerns the journey of becoming a woman during difficult times.  Themes include feminism, love relationships, college teaching, nature, psychotherapy, travel, the anti-Vietnam War movement, family, the life of an artist/entertainer/writer, and music....
Paper Bird
Jan.06.2012
Paper Bird is  my first full-length book of poetry, though I previously published a chapbook of poems, Other Rivers, Distant Songs (Spring Tree Press, 1997).   "Steele transforms the ordinary--cupping moments like sourcce of light in the palms of her hands. Here, she...
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Dec.10.2011
"Rarely have the nude and the cooked been so neatly joined” as in Amy King’s I Want to Make You Safe. If “us,” “herons,” and “dust” rhyme,  then these poems rhyme. If that makes you feel safe, it shouldn’t. Amy King’s poems are exuberant, strange, and a bit grotesque. They’re spring-loaded...
New Poets | Short Books Vol. V
Aug.27.2011
Edited by Marvin Bell "The poets in this volume--Valentine Freeman, Robert Peake and Jensea Storie-like those in the first four volumes, deserve to be better known, but public promotion of the poets was never my primary aim. That would be a bonus, but only a bonus. Rather, I hoped the chance to...
Wheels Turning Inward
May.14.2011
Wheels Turning Inward is a rich collection of over fifty poems, following a poet’s mythic and spiritual journey that begins and ends in Christ, but crosses easily onto the paths of many other contemplative traditions. Ultimately, this is a journey of discovering a keen sense of spiritual community...
Grey Sparrow
Apr.28.2011