This Must Be the Place – Alice George
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 48 pp. $12.95 plus s&h 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-7136 Alice George’s poems meet the threats of everyday life with a lifted chin, a jaundiced eye and a sense of humor. Exploring materials from folklore and fairy tales, politics and science within the matrix of her clear lyric, she invites us into an…

Like Vapor – Joy Gaines-Friedler
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 64pp. $14.95 plus S&H 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-652 In these poems we are assured of humanity, our existence and our eventual extinction, with a grace and comfort that uplifts our spirits and encourages our own consideration of life. Distracted Angels by Joy Gaines-Friedler An angel assigned to me is day-dreaming. She files…

Philip & the Poet – Andy Christ
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 28pp. $12.95 plus S&H 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-607 These humorous, moving and sometimes even philosophical poems revolve around Christ’s love for writing, his exploration of faith and knowledge, and above all, his admiration for his audience. An adventurous journey through Christ’s imagination. Read a review of Philip & the Poet in 360…

The Sky Over Walgreens –  Chris Green
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 78 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 978-0932412-546 Chris Green is a wonderful poet of contemporary American life. Compassionate, candid, funny and smart, these poems explore things we know but are often unable to say about our everyday lives. Encountering other poets, books, animals, marriage, family, even the suburban strip mall…

Fever – John Repp
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 36 pp. $11.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-52-1 ISBN+13 978-0932412-522 The poems in Fever sweat through the discontents of a love affair, a childhood, a marriage, a malfunctioning farm, the speaker’s aging father and his own illness. Dream and the gritty details of life flow together in the hallucinatory and yet…

Frost Lights a Thin Flame – James Owens
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 48 pp. $13.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 978-0932412-553 James Owens writes his observations, and what he observes is spectacular. He directs our attention with fantastic metaphor coupled with a kind of precision in language that brings the sounds and sights of his natural and mythological world to the reader’s senses. The…

Instead – David Lunde
$14.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-48-3 ISBN+13 978-0932412-485 David Lunde’s second title with Mayapple Press, Instead, is a collection of the various ways memory is evoked. Lunde finds similarity between a man and his dog-headed cane, the reconstruction of an ancient building and the uneasy integration of two cultures, and his toddler and a communist…

I Would Stay Forever If I Could and New Poems – Larry Levy
Paper, saddlestitched, 60 pp $12.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-45–9 This expanded edition replaces the original chapbook, which is out of print. Little League by Larry Levy The fathers always called us “men,” and drilled by growling “hey” and “hup” and, for any hurt, shrugged “rub it up.” After pre-game prayer, I prayed again for…

Out of the Garden – Kathryn Kirkpatrick
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 76 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2007 ISBN 0-932412-51-3 ISBN+13 978-0932412-515 In a dark world of loss, betrayal and regret, Kathryn Kirkpatrick powerfully reveals experiences that we find recognizable yet surprising. These poems weave together the obsessions of a woman’s mind with the physical passion she experiences. Finalist, 2007 SIBA (Southern Independent…

The Sky Over Walgreens –  Chris Green
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 78 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 978-0932412-546 Chris Green is a wonderful poet of contemporary American life. Compassionate, candid, funny and smart, these poems explore things we know but are often unable to say about our everyday lives. Encountering other poets, books, animals, marriage, family, even the suburban strip mall…