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The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

December 1, 2017


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets celebrates emerging poets for their talents, especially at the time of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial. This collection contains poems of various form and genre which express the diverse experience of living in or just passing through the great ...

Gathering Place by David Wyatt

Gathering Place by David Wyatt

November 28, 2016


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

The poet Charles Simic has a notion on the order of whatever pops into your head is thought materializing. David Wyatt s poems, though not experimental, rely on autobiography, collage, non sequitur, dialogue, dream, and a joke now and then, to get nearer perceived experience; they appreciate the ...

It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

November 21, 2016


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

"I am grateful for the small moments and big questions in Greg Kosmicki's poems. His voice amiable, celebrating, sorrowing speaks the truths we need to hear. A poet who writes, I can hear the cars go by in the street making / that car-goes-by-in-the-street sound // that I decided finally a couple yea...

Waterborne by Janet Joyner

Waterborne by Janet Joyner

January 2, 2016


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

Janet Joyner's varied poems include lyrical descriptions of the natural world and draw deft portraits of people and the complicated connections between us. Waterborne is threaded with vivid images and insights. "Sometimes they are splendid, such as fallen leaves in such a mass / it seemed the sky...

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley

April 23, 2015


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

Tom C. Hunley is a professor of English at Western Kentucky University, the director of Steel Toe Books, and the vocalist/rhythm guitarist for Dr. Tom and the Cartoons He is the author of three previous full-length poetry collections, two textbooks, and six chapbooks. He is the co-editor, with A...

Me & God by Michael Skau

Me & God by Michael Skau

September 30, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

“The God in Me & God is every person’s sidekick, at once a beer-drinking buddy and a conscious voice sitting on your shoulder. We learn that while God is imperfect, he enjoys baseball, horse races, meditation and Bob Dylan, shows respect for women, and dances to unheard music of the Eart...

Saving Singletrees by Leo Dangel

Saving Singletrees by Leo Dangel

September 30, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

 "Leo Dangel may seem to write about small matters, often connected to farming, but underneath these ordinary details lurk blossoming joy, ferocious pain, shock and sadness common to every reader. Always, he writes of what s worth remembering." —Linda M. Hasselstrom "What I most admire about Leo Dangel'...

Still Life Moving by William Kloefkorn

Still Life Moving by William Kloefkorn

September 29, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

This book attempts to illustrate, with words and paintings, some of the connections that can be made between cultures even as they strive to keep their identities intact. Standing Bear said it best; "My hand is not the color of yours, but if I pierce it, I shall feel pain." But there can be joy al...

Undoing Orion’s Belt by Amy Plettner

Undoing Orion’s Belt by Amy Plettner

September 28, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

“Deep-rooted in the visceral and spiritual, Amy Plettner’s poems possess an understanding of our hunger for physical contact with the natural world and with each other. Along with the corporeal is a tension between emotional fulfillment and insatiableness that reminds us how primal we are at hear...

Roadside Prophet by Grizz McIntosh

Roadside Prophet by Grizz McIntosh

September 26, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

From the author: "Roadside Prophet is a chronicle of road trips, mind trips and cross-country mayhem. The great thing about roads is potential. The street right outside your house can ultimately take you to the Arctic Circle or the southernmost tip of Tierra del Fuego. It's all connected by roads....

Words Like Rain: A Celebration of Poetry

Words Like Rain: A Celebration of Poetry

September 26, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

When a group of creative people comes together - bursting with ideas and exuberance - they feed off one another, challenging each other to defy gravity and reach for the sky. Maybe it's nothing more spectacular than some great instructors and some gifted students feeding off each other like sharks wi...

Connecticut Shade by Timothy Black

Connecticut Shade by Timothy Black

September 24, 2014


Filed under Catalog, Poetry

"Tim Black's Connecticut Shade is a 21st Century meta-Howl. Written as an antidote for writer's block, it unleashes an interior satirical rampage through the drug-afflicted, sex-crazed American Dream gone sour. An assault on hollow materialism, it is also an attempted re-unification of the schizoid Ame...

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