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Sunflower Sky By Jack Hayes
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"Sunflower Sky" is the third & concluding volume of the trilogy begun with "Crow on the Wire" & continued with "The High Lonesome Sound". This volume is also a... More > poetic journal covering the summer & early fall, & mostly set in Portland, Oregon. Although "Sunflower Sky" is connected to the earlier volumes, each can be read & enjoyed separately. There's a distinct focus on time, mortality, & the respite found in love & compassion in these poems.< Less
The High Lonesome Sound By Jack Hayes
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The High Lonesome Sound, like its predecessor, Crow on the Wire, is poetry qua journal. While this book continues the project begun with Crow on the Wire, the collections can be read independently.... More > As with Crow on the Wire, The High Lonesome Sound consists of poems in the octet & quatrain forms—themselves very loosely based on the classical Chinese lüshi & jueju. Again like Crow on the Wire, this collection is structured around monthly sequences describing the phases of the moon. The High Lonesome Sound begins with separation & ends with connection. In between we follow the narrator's exploration of the streets & scenes in Portland, with the landscapes he encounters answering an internal call & an internal reality.< Less
Crow on the Wire By Jack Hayes
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Crow on the Wire is an exploration—a literal & external exploration as it takes us along the streets of Portland, Oregon, examining a landscape in its details, whether focusing on plants... More > & flowers, buildings, the darting presence of birds, or the ubiquitous litter & detritus of city streets. But it’s an internal exploration as well, as the poet’s roving eye, always seeking, never content, looks for hope & peace & perhaps some measure of redemption. In a series of poems loosely based on the Chinese lüshi & jueju forms, the book takes us on a journey through two seasons—a series of poems, or one poem with its many fragmentary manifestations. There are moments of clarity & moments of confusion; moments of joy & moments of despair. The moon moves through its cycles; the leaves change color & fall. Nothing is resolved—everything is resolved.< Less
Crow on the Wire By Jack Hayes
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Crow on the Wire is an exploration—a literal & external exploration as it takes us along the streets of Portland, Oregon, examining a landscape in its details, whether focusing on plants... More > & flowers, buildings, the darting presence of birds, or the ubiquitous litter & detritus of city streets. But it’s an internal exploration as well, as the poet’s roving eye, always seeking, never content, looks for hope & peace & perhaps some measure of redemption. In a series of poems loosely based on the Chinese lüshi & jueju forms, the book takes us on a journey through two seasons—a series of poems, or one poem with its many fragmentary manifestations. There are moments of clarity & moments of confusion; moments of joy & moments of despair. The moon moves through its cycles; the leaves change color & fall. Nothing is resolved—everything is resolved.< Less
Ullambana in Portland By Jack Hayes
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Meditations on desire, love, memory, & death set against the backdrop of the Portland, Oregon cityscape; bridges, rain, the Willamette River, & many blossoms.
Union Pacific By Jack Hayes
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A chapbook of poems describing exterior & interior road trips
The Spring Ghazals By Jack Hayes
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A collection of poems dealing with love & loss, memory & time
The Days of Wine & Roses By Jack Hayes
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Poems written in San Francisco between 1990 & 1996, with one postscript poem from Idaho in 2003. The style has been called "Beat Formalist."
THE DAYS OF WINE & ROSES By Jack Hayes
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Poems written in San Francisco between 1990 & 1996, with one postscript poem from Idaho in 2003. The style has been called "Beat Formalist."
THE SPRING GHAZALS By Jack Hayes
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A collection of poems dealing with love & loss, memory & time