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Deep Landscape Turning By Ann Hutt Browning
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Ann Hutt Browning has two master’s degrees, one in psychology and one in architecture, four grown children, five grandchildren, and one husband of 50 years. Born in England, raised in... More > southern California, she attended Radcliffe College and has lived in Missouri, Kentucky, France, Macedonia, Chicago, Virginia and now Massachusetts. She and her husband, Preston, a retired English professor, operate Wellspring House in Ashfield, Massachusetts, a retreat center for writers and artists. Some of her poetry has appeared in The Carolina Quarterly, The Southern Humanities Review, The Dalhousie Review, The Ecozoic Reader, Dogwood, Peregrine, Out of Line, Salamander, and several on-line poetry journals.< Less
Ibbetson Street #29 By Doug Holder
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Ibbetson Street has increased its stature with our new affiliation and has attracted such poets as Marge Piercy, X.J. Kennedy, Daniel Tobin, Sam Cornish, Diana der-Hovanessian, and Richard Hoffman,... More > to name a few. We continue to be dedicated to publishing fine emerging poets as well. I want to thank Poetry Editors Mary Rice and Harris Gardner for their fine work, as well as Managing Editor Dorian Brooks and Consulting Editor Robert K. Johnson.< Less
Wrestling Angels By Freddy Frankel
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Freddy Frankel brings deep human sympathy and philosophical insight to this book of poems about biblical figures, spiritual and political leaders, and philosophers. These are not biographies, but... More > rather short, deft, impressionistic portraits that say as much about the poet as about his subjects. Looking at these famous (or infamous) individuals from his unique, personal perspective, Frankel helps us see each of them in a fresh and thought-provoking way. — Lawrence Kessenich, winner of the 2010 Strokestown International Poetry Prize and former Houghton Mifflin editor< Less
Ibbetson Street #28 By Doug Holder
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A compendium of the finest poetry from the Boston area and beyond.
East of the Moon By Ruth Kramer Baden
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Ruth Kramer Baden’s poems are witty and with-it, but she is not playing around. These are the poems of a woman who has let wonder ripen into wisdom. Her capacity for empathy, for her earlier... More > selves as well as for others, is rooted in the understanding that life is always a desperate improvisation. “Consider how all that grows/from mud or rock or shadow/ must find a way to live,” she writes. With these poems as our guides, we do consider, and our appreciation of our own lives is thereby deepened. — Richard Hoffman< Less
Ibbetson Street #27 By Doug Holder
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Poetry by: Miriam Levine, Harris Gardner, Margaret Young, Dan Sklar and others... Also: From the Back Ward to the Blackboard by Doug Holder
King of the Jungle By Zvi A. Sesling
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“To find you, I must navigate a maze of back alleys…” Zvi A. Sesling defi - nitely does this in this beautiful collection of poetry. These poems are sometimes fragile, sometimes... More > blunt, but lyrical enough to draw us into his world with poetry that reads like private little laments. We feel his language. — Gloria Mindock, Červená Barva Press< Less
Ibbetson Street #26 By Doug Holder
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Interview with Poet Fred Marchant, poetry by Zvi Sesling, Dorian Brooks, A.D. Winans and others....
Gringo Guadalupe By Kevin Gallagher
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Kevin Gallagher's poetry is a rare synthesis of great poetic traditions that puts particular emphases on the image and the lyric blended with a uniquely personalized iconoclasticism. His is a... More > perpetual pursuit to make it new. - Anastasios Kozaitis< Less
Self-Portrait with Severed Head By C. D. Collins
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“vastly original, fresh , potent and charged— if the poem is to move us, there must be a successful transformation of material, through voice, which feels true to the poem’s... More > deepest intention—Collins achieves this in poem after poem.” —Pam Bernard, Across the Dark< Less