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Writing What For? across the Mourning Sky By Raymond Farr
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Ecstatic visions! Challenges the reader's preconceptions of what a poem should be. Bright lines bend around the fringe of information that each poem prevaricates.
Selected Poems By Raymond Farr
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A comprehensive survey of poems ranging in style from Language Poetry to Contemporary Experimental Poetry. Compiled from 16 volumes of previously published volumes of work (some of the poems revised... More > for this Selected Poems volume). Plus Uncollected Poems as a coda to Farr's voluminous body of work.< Less
5 BOOKs By Raymond Farr
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5 BOOKs is a compilation of five volumes of poetry by Raymond Farr previously published as single editions by Blue & Yellow Dog Press. Included are Angst of the Large Transparent Man, A Deep... More > & Abiding Frequency, Apparitional States, A Journey of Haphazard Miles, & The Poet Enters the Shadows of the Slow Imagination of the Ice Fields Like He's Doing the Butterfly.< Less
A Deep & Abiding Frequency By Raymond Farr
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The poems in A Deep & Abiding Frequency are comprised mainly of 2 line stanzas. Thus the allusion to frequency in the title. The poems are accessible & contemporary. The poems owe much to... More > poets I was reading at the time...Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Noah Eli Gordon, Mel Nichols, Ben Mirov, Wendy Xu, & Nick Sturm to name just a few.< Less
A Journey of Haphazard Miles By Raymond Farr
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This volume is intended as a single long poem composed of disparate sequences written in varying styles. It takes as its subject the legacy of the 20th Century--art, history, lives, etc.
Angst of the Large Transparent Man By Raymond Farr
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Angst of the Large Transparent Man includes work ranging aesthetically from the experimental "A Poem Still in the Grill of His Forehead" to poems like "The Opposite of Time in a... More > Bottle Happens" & "Pater Noblesse" which reach after the all too elusive American idiom.< Less
The Poet Enters the Shadows of the Slow Imagination of the Ice Fields like He's Doing the Butterfly By Raymond Farr
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These poems are constructed out of lines taken from my body of work...other books, poems I have published over the years and the assemblage stands as a distinct work all its own.
Apparitional States By Raymond Farr
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Apparitional States is Raymond Farr's attempt to explore the poem as a form of image-making. Each poem is constructed so that images are foremost in the reader's mind. A sense of humor pervades.
I'm Standing Here Drunk at the Intersection of Natchez & Simple By Raymond Farr
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Raymond Farr's best work is found in this volume.Each poem is crafted from 2 line stanzas and dissembles a belief in exact tone and the uses of wonder and play in a poem.
Starched By Raymond Farr
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Starched is the fifth book by Raymond Farr. It furthers his assay of postmodern ouevres via the etched-in facts of each poem. The poems stem from utterance which recreates the act of utterance and... More > deconstructs the act of writing which, on the surface, appears as the assemblage of lines and stanzas but on a deeper level. We hear utterance as it is written: "...therefore, a crow/not philosophy//or hammer." and "The mind is twice inhabited, a trapeze act."< Less