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How Crows Talk and Willows Walk
Parody, musical language, and humor abound in Esarey's work.
Prayers for the Dead Ventriloquist
Smith relates episodes of a reality unclean and unpolished, even at times horrific, yet always strangely beautiful.
Each Thing We Know Is Changed Because We Know It
Like Didion or Hass, Hearle is obsessed by a Californian identity that doesn't exist anyway now, something that can't be expressed.
Few and Far Between
Barnes sees the beauty and dignity of work as well as its tedium without sentimentality or special pleading or humorless resentment.
Theory of Twilight
In Theory of Twilight, Short finds a quiet spirituality in everyday experiences, childhood memories, and natural occurrences.
Kingdom of Lost Waters
The power of the Western landscape and the human heart coalesce in Hess’s verse.
The One Right Touch
Lovers, spouses, brothers and sisters, as well as fathers and daughters, are represented here as Coles speaks to each in all their complexities.
Jerusalem of Grass
Landscape is always part of Axelrod's poems here, as are the sentiments of things missed, longed for, or needed.
Payne brings an eco-sensitivity as well as a feminist perspective to this work based in the natural world of California.
Sycamore • Oriole
MuCullough explores everything from the smallest particle of dust to the self to the whole momentum of humanity in these poems.
Portraits of Women
Fay's poems paint meaningful scenes lifted from history and personal experience to create work that examines the lives of American women.
Hannon, bent above the detritus of our ancestors, reflects upon the passage of time and the timelessness of the heart.
Going Home Away Indian
Romero fashions modern myths and peoples them with dead but still very vital characters who dream, lust, and wander through the landscape of the Southwest.
Ligi's poems are ready to jump forward and reveal, unveil, surprise and sometimes shock.
Men at Work
In Witherup's dynamic poetic memoir the personal abuts the political and elegy intermingles with vivid stories about what kills us while we are alive.
Woman in Red
Hogue layers dream-like images over one another to convey a sense of what it means to be a woman.