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The Kingdom of Possibilities
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  • Paperback
  • 9780932412768
  • Mayapple Press

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Meditative, fierce and direct, these poems explore what constitutes identity in our contemporary society. Mayo takes us on journeys across the globe—falling off a motor bike and finding refuge with Italians, honeymooning in Athens, and discovering an ammo belt in St. Jean de Luz.
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Meditative, fierce and direct, these poems explore what constitutes identity in our contemporary society. Mayo takes us on journeys across the globe—falling off a motor bike and finding refuge with Italians, honeymooning in Athens, and discovering an ammo belt in St. Jean de Luz.

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About Tim

 

Tim Mayo holds an ALB, cum laude, from Harvard University and an MFA from The Bennington Writing Seminars.  His poems and reviews have appeared in Atlanta Review, Arbutus, Avatar Review, Big Toe Review, The Brattleboro Reformer, The...

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Published Reviews

Oct.25.2009

Overall, Mayo’s judgments are consistently good in a free verse finding shape in sound, rhetoric and proposition. Most admirable is his vital balance between the freight of meaning and its engine of...

Jul.23.2010

In The Kingdom of Possibilities, Tim Mayo introduces us to a sensitive, thoughtful, complex speaker. The voice in these poems is consistently the voice of someone trying to find an answer to the perennial...

Author's Publishing Notes

Tim Mayo's poems have a meditative quality that's right for their subject, which is the great subject of poetry: making sense of one's life. But there's flash and wit, too; a poem in which a woman friend asks for advice about her car ends with the speaker "hoping for the red convertible of your smile/ to pass by and give him a lift." Most of all, there's surprise. Time and again the poems take you around curves to reveal new vistas, like driving around the mountains and hills of Mayo's Vermont. Ed Ochester Editor, Pitt Poetry Series Author of UNRECONSTRUCTED: Poems Selected and New