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Hubbub and Fiddle By Thomas DeFreitas
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HUBBUB AND FIDDLE contains eight sonnets, 13 ghazals, four villanelles, and two sestinas. Among them, you will find poems in praise of nature, God, Boston and its quieter suburbs, good books, cool... More > weather, conviviality, and many other things--there are poems both serious and comic, with a definite bias toward the lighthearted! HUBBUB AND FIDDLE takes its title from the beautiful poem "Prologue" by Dylan Thomas.< Less
The Crystal Tambourine By Thomas DeFreitas
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THE CRYSTAL TAMBOURINE covers a period of twenty-seven years, and displays a variety of forms and styles. In this selection, Thomas DeFreitas pays tribute to many influential poetic ancestors:... More > Dante, Campion, Herbert, Tennyson, Dickinson, Mallarmé, Stevens, Cummings, Merton, Ashbery, Heaney. We see in these poems a range of human moods: from the sober to the exuberant, from the meditative to the celebratory, from the irreverent to the awestruck.< Less
Under All Silences By Thomas DeFreitas
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UNDER ALL SILENCES contains 87 of the poems found in Thomas DeFreitas's previous three books (Hubbub and Fiddle, The Crystal Tambourine, The Stopped Clock). This collection shows a young poet's... More > experimentalism and a maturing poet's versatility within formal constraints. UNDER ALL SILENCES takes its title from a love sonnet by Edward Estlin Cummings.< Less
Combobulations By Thomas DeFreitas
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This collection includes twenty-six poems written within the last year, and nine revisions of older poems. From the exuberant "I Write Because" to the elegiac "Donahue Field,"... More > from the homely detail of the poem "For John Clare" to the bubbly surrealism of "My Belly," from the concise vignette of "Tremont Street" to the comic rhymes of "Boston, You Kill Me," these poems will delight, enchant, enthrall, provoke, and please. Or so their author hopes!< Less
Simple Things By Thomas DeFreitas
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This book represents a selection of poems from four previous books: Chasing the Waves, Judge Tenderly (privately published), Awake at Four, and Combobulations. Additionally, there are several new... More > poems. All told, a compilation of ninety.< Less
Changing to Rain By Thomas DeFreitas
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These poems were written largely in the year 2016. They range from the solemn blank sonnet about Mount Pleasant Cemetery to the light verse written for the poet's mother at Christmas, from a wry look... More > at a young philosopher to a reverent look at an old rosary. There are letters to a poet-friend and a tribute to the late W. H. Auden. There are observations of his native Boston area (especially of the pleasant suburb of Arlington, which the poet calls home). There is a celebration of Easter and there are paraphrases of the ancient Roman poet Catullus. And in the title poem, there is a portrait of a snow-laden sky as it changes to rain.< Less
Chasing the Waves By Thomas DeFreitas
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This collection, the poet's sixth, contains the autobiographical sequence "Chasing the Waves," in which the poet reminisces about various years in his early life. The volume also contains... More > the villanelle "Our Lady of Cambridge," the meditative "Poem at Dawn," and the exuberant "Eighties Soundtrack." There is light verse praising W. H. Auden and Dylan Thomas, and there is even a "Punk Rock Sonnet for Boston."< Less