Little Promises – Rachel Eshed
Poetry. Translated by David Cooper Bilingual edition (Hebrew/English) Paper, perfect bound, 104 pp $16.00 plus s&h 2006, ISBN 0-932412-42-4 2006 Pushcart Prize nominee My Man by Rachel Eshed My man has burning feet; he treads on holy ground. My nakedness blossoms with him, sated. The soles of his feet on my belly slowly descend with…

Light That Sounds Like Breaking – Lynn Pattison
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 102 pp $16.00 plus s&h 2006, ISBN 0-932412-40-8 In these richly sensuous poems, Lynn Pattison explores the natural world, body politics, the life and work of Marc Chagall, Asian cultural influences filtered through an American sensibility and more, within an overall sequence loosely structured as a journey. The book’s stunning imagery…

A Weakness for Boleros – Lidia Torres
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 48 pp $12.50 plus s&h 2005, ISBN-0-932412-34-3 A Weakness for Boleros by Lidia Torres The bolero was composed for you and me. For all the ten year olds drawn to the plastic dials of the radio, drooling a bit perhaps, swaying uncontrollably as the air in the room tensed, focused on…

Some Very Soft Days – Margo Solod
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 84 pp $15.50 plus s&h 2005, ISBN-0-932412-32-7 What Is True in This Story by Margo Solod The gold plastic loving cup filled with new pennies, broken, treasure scattered before it could be awarded. The way a print of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers brings the taste of a blue gumball to my tongue,…

Markers – Suzanne Keyworth
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 72 pp $14.95 plus s&h 2005, ISBN-0-932412-35-1 Aunt Maggie Mae Harrison-Norton October 8, 1900—May 30, 1977 by Suzanne Keyworth after Bobby’s death, 1936 At the edge of a highway a child waits to cross over. He is difficult to see through the whirring layer of years, almost impossible to feel. Dressed…

In the Garden of Our Spines – Susan Azar Porterfield
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 54 pp $12.50 plus s&h 2004, ISBN 0-932412-30-0 With an intensity of vision sometimes touching on the mystical, Susan Portfield crafts poems rich with strong imagery and compelling music. Perhaps I Can’t Explain by Susan Azar Porterfield I was about to say that my hand rimmed like this with light from…

What a Mouth Will Do – Betsy Johnson
Paper, saddlestitched, 36 pp $8.50 plus s&h 2004 , ISBN 0-932412-29-7 Betsy Johnson’s poems speak about being on the edge, about being on the border of loving and not-loving, of faith and no-faith, of acceptance and resistance. Psalm: my daughter’s drawings by Betsy Johnson Arise O people of seventy legs and afflicted hair. Lift up…

Coming Clean – Adrienne Lewis
This item is part of the Book of the Month Special Offers! Paper, perfect bound, 30 pp $8.00 plus s&h 2003, ISBN 0-932412-21-1 The poem as a form of prayer is one of poetry’s earliest traditions. In the lyric poems of this strong first book, Adrienne Lewis explores the nexus of faith and sexuality as…

Recipe for Disaster – Pamela Miller
Paper, perfect bound, 66pp $12.00 plus s&h 2003, ISBN 0-932412-19-X A collection of tough, extremely funny poems by a woman whose imagination never runs dry. Quirky, edgy, sometimes poignant and sometimes uproarious. What Makes a Man a Man by Pamela Miller for Richard I tried to make a man out of diamonds and quartz, with…