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That That

Poems by Ken Mikolowski

Playful and profound short poems inspired by everyday insights and philosophical concerns.

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Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340653
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340660
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Trumbull Ave.

Poems by Michael Lauchlan

Free verse poems driven by a narrative impulse and informed by decades of work in and around Detroit.

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Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340967
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2015
ISBN: 9780814340974

Heathen

R. Flowers Rivera

Collection of poems by R. Flowers Rivera, Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winner.

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Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780979750991
$18.00
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Strings Attached

Poems by Diane DeCillis

Poems that consider threads of emotional attachment and separation against a backdrop of art, food, and Lebanese culture.

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Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814340134
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814340141

Until the Full Moon Has Its Say

Poems by Conrad Hilberry

Formally sophisticated poems trace the arduous journey from grief to a renewed appreciation of life.

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Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814340240
$17.99
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Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814340257

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Poems by Austin Alexis

An emotionally and intellectually stimulating first book from Austin Alexis.

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Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780979750984
$18.00
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The Way North

Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Edited by Ron Riekki

A stunning collection of previously unpublished works that provide snapshots of life in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338650
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338667

What Keeps Me Sane

Poems by Esperanza Cintrón

A new collection of poetry that introduces four women on the brink.

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Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780979750977
$18.00
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Earth Again

Poems by Chris Dombrowski

Stirring meditations on living with a strong connection to the environment, both physical and psychological.

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Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814337295
$17.99
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Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814337301
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Practicing to Walk Like a Heron

Poems by Jack Ridl

Poems that delight in discovering the comic, sorrowful, empathic, and spiritual in what is often overlooked.

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Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814334539
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814335390

To Embroider the Ground with Prayer

Poems by Teresa J. Scollon

A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.

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Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336205
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336212

The Light Between

Poems by Terry Blackhawk

Poems of stylistic and emotional range that journey widely through love’s losses and connections.

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Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336144
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336151

allegiance

Poems by francine j. harris

A sharp, haunting, and lyrical collection that attempts to understand what we owe the spaces we inhabit.

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Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336182
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336199

Booker T & Them

A Blues

As Presented by Bill Harris

A poetic reimagining of the life of Booker T. Washington that explores issues of being an African American male of note at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814337165
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814337172

The Dropped Hand

Terry Blackhawk

The Dropped Hand is an attempt to create poetry that lives in the face of loss.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750946
$15.00

Three Birds Deep

Poems by Sheila Carter-Jones

This is lyric poetry using words and phrases in a very creative and original way.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750953
$18.00

At the Bureau of Divine Music

Poems By Michael Heffernan

A thoughtful and elegant collection from accomplished poet Michael Heffernan.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335109
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814336335

Jonestown

A Vexation

Carmen Gillespie

Winner of the 2011 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780979750939
$18.00

Solitude of Five Black Moons

Aurora Harris

Collection of poems by Aurora Harris giving voices to those who are marginalized or oppressed.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780940713215
$18.00
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Birth of a Notion; Or, The Half Ain't Never Been Told

A Narrative Account with Entertaining Passages of the State of Minstrelsy and of America & the True Relation Thereof

As Written by Bill Harris

A critical look at black identity in American history and popular culture as told from a performative African American perspective.

Paperback
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814334089
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814335277

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