Mayapple Press is a small literary press founded in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. We celebrate literature that is both challenging and accessible: poetry that transcends the categories of "mainstream" and "avant-garde"; women's writing; the Great Lakes/Northeastern culture; the recent immigrant experience; poetry in translation; science fiction poetry.
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The Futurist’s Mistress – Lorraine Schein

The Futurist's Mistress - Lorraine Schein

The Futurist’s Mistress – Lorraine Schein

Paper, perfect bound, 44 pp
$13.00 plus s&h
2006, ISBN 0-932412-39-4

Enid Dame says, “Playful, anarchic, often hilariously funny glimpses of the world we know from a skewed, sophisticated angle.”

2006 Pushcart Prize nominee


The Queen of Velcro
by Lorraine Schein

The Queen of Velcro is fuzzy and black on one side, and has sharp plastic teeth on the other. Her lovers are kept in a state of suspense, never knowing which side of her to please. But the truth is, she can only achieve satisfaction by pressing each opposing side of herself against the other till they adhere, then attaining release as she pulls herself apart in a long, ripping sigh.


Lorraine Schein

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a vision of corrected history with breakfast – Al Hellus

a vision of corrected history with breakfast - Al Hellus

a vision of corrected history with breakfast – Al Hellus

Poetry. Paper, saddlestitched, 24 pp
$5 plus s&h
1995, ISBN 0-932412-08-4

These are edgy, raunchy, funny and powerful poems.

a vision of corrected history with breakfast
by Al Hellus

the days’ casting call
includes newsbites on the radio
that could have happened
anywhere between the last fifty years
and breakfast, which is
a plate of poached headlines
& a cup of printer’s ink.

surely the second coming is at hand.

I stare out the window where, suddenly,
the Watergate hearings are once
again in session — a bearded Richard Nixon
is seating on the stand admitting,
finally,

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