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Ceremonies of the Spirit

Ceremonies of the Spirit

By Wendy Brown-Báez Wendy Brown-Báez writes in the heat from ecstatic love, loss, Mexico, and New Mexico. She has the poetry muscles and music for this harsh calling. Quemado, Qué madre! These poems are very powerful! Joan Logghe, Founder of Write Action writing workshop and author of Twenty Years in Bed with the Same Man , Blessed Resistance, Sofia, and Rice It's hot and humid at 4:30 am in New York and I can't sleep, I turn to my in-box. There is news of a friend's child just born and with another click news of a book being born as well. It brings back an image of a poet performing a poem...
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Changing Spaces

Changing Spaces

By Nancy King What would you do if you woke up in your usual life, and by the end of the day, everything had changed? When her husband of forty years wants a divorce, shaken-to-her-core Laura Feldman embarks on a bumpy ride from her black & white Midwestern life to the bold colors of New Mexico. In this new landscape where anything might happen, Laura finds inspiration, strength, and transformation in the friendship of Santa Fe women who help her walk the winding road to self-discovery and the home of her heart. _______ Heartbreak turns to intrigue; a season of grief leads to a wig, a...
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Choosing — A Novel for Teenage Girls

Choosing — A Novel for Teenage Girls

Choosing — A Novel for Teenage Girls Linda Ward Give this book to every junior high and high school girl and boy you love. Susan Swartz , newspaper columnist, Press Democrat Choosing scripts the various choices teens can make regarding sexuality (abstinence, unprotected sex, safer sex, abortion, adoption, teen parenting). What follows is a realistic, caring, non-judgmental treatment of the outcomes of those choices for teens and for their families. Sarah Weddington , Author of A Question of Choice, Winning Attorney, Roe v. Wade Cover by Daryl Bright Andrews, 176 pages, ISBN: 0-911051-92-9.
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Chronic Progressive

Chronic Progressive

By Marion Deutsche Cohen What is it like to be the well spouse of a man with multiple sclerosis, to care for someone who will not get better and whose chronic illness will progress into dementia? ... Much of this work feels like it was written in the hard blue light of 3 AM, letting us read the emotional weather of the journey, the way that only poetry can do. Barbara Crooker Author of Radiance , winner of the Word Press First Book Award and Author of Line Dance Marion Cohen has never shied from honest talk.... For the long-term caregiving experience profoundly felt and rigorously observed,...
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Cilantro, Not Coriander

Cilantro, Not Coriander

John S. Munday Cilantro, Not Coriander is a love story that also bears witness to El Salvador's violent war and US complicity. From Philadelphia, to Guatemala, to the blood riddled streets of San Salvador, you will be led on a riveting journey that begins with one young man's quest to follow his heart and live out his convictions. Linda Panetta Human Rights Activist, Photo Journalist and Director of Optical Realities Photography We find here much about the 1980-1992 war in El Salvador that only American anti-war activists know. Cilantro, Not Coriander is a work in social science tradition...
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Clocks We Watch

Clocks We Watch

By Mary Copeland Mary Copeland dispels the myth still occasionally surfacing in the shallow waters of the ignorant that domestic life is some sort of refuge from the Big Questions rather than what it is: the very battleground where one engages them. In a language and syntax of stunning grace, vitality, nuance, and evocative power, Copeland­—as mother, daughter, lover, and acute observer of the human dilemma—takes us where the best poetry should, to the heart of the mystery of our own being. B.H. Fairchild, author of The Arrival of the Future, Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest...
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Coming To Terms

Coming To Terms

Coming To Terms Palmer Hall Hall takes us from Texas to Vietnam and back again, treating us over and over to exquisite evocations of place. We get lost in the East Texas Big Thicket, with its mosquitoes, sloughs, feral hogs, armadillos, and carnivorous plants, and wind up enjoying the pollution-enhanced beauty of a sunset. In Vietnam we sit with Hall on his berm, watch napalm explosions, and drink Chianti on Christmas. We meet local people with whom, as an interpreter, Hall can converse in Vietnamese. Stateside, we go on road trips in Mustang and Volkswagen convertibles and end up at a...
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Conspiracy of Leaves

Conspiracy of Leaves

By Wendy Babiak Wendy Babiak's Conspiracy of Leaves feels like a mixtape made by a dear friend who wants to stir up your endorphins but also challenge you to think. Her poems are at once deeply personal and resolutely political, direct and ornate, conversant in the language of science but unafraid of the spiritual and ecstatic. She'll teach your brain myriad new ways to juggle. Tim Horvath Author of Circulation Conspiracy of Leaves leads us along the trajectory of a deeply feminine poetics, the kind that writes "pen in my left hand and rolling pin in my right," speaking...
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Crazy Jane poems

Crazy Jane poems

Crazy Jane poems Falk's work seamlessly bridges poetic landscapes often thought at odds: free verse and narrative, the confessional and the sociopolitical, the interrogative sensibility of the avant-gardist and the musical ear of the of the lyricist. Crazy Jane sings to us while simultaneously disrupting the flow; the poems...manage to dislodge us from complacency, not through an outer violence, but through a quiet, though raging, inner sense of desperation. Such urgency is difficult to capture, and Falk does so. A truly unique and honest voice in American poetry. David Wolach , Wheelhouse...
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CREED

CREED

By Lee Robinson Lee Robinson writes poems of immense clarity and conviction. Her generously grounded voice in CREED honors and illuminates richly described encounters and scenes - many gifts for the lucky reader. Naomi Shihab Nye , poet Author of 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East, A Maze Me, Red Suitcase, Field Trip and Fuel   Lee Robinson is a seer. She not only sees the fireflies and the deer, but also the cow patties and the flood waters. She sees the intimate truths involved in loving the people in her world, both the hard going and the pure delight. Whatever she sees...
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