Published Poetry

What I Can CarryWhat I Can Carry

In this first collection of her poetry, Laurie Elizabeth Lambert includes several "mother poems" and explorations of nature. Here you will also find pieces that nudge us to remember what it is like to begin again, as our lives change with the passage of time. As mother, daughter, friend, and scientist, Lambert's heartfelt response to the world is spilled on every page.

Author: Laurie Elizabeth Lambert

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Green and DyingGreen and Dying

As a poet, I admire how Teri uses humor and wordplay to address serious subject matter and her ability to "find the poem" in the stories of her life and of those around her. ~Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati Poet Laureate

Teri's poetry is chock full of meaning and emotion. Poetry snobs equate incomprehensible with great, and it is this misguided notion that has created so many poetry haters. Teri's poetry is accessible but in no way simple; she is able to shape complex ideas into poetry that seeps into all the cracks of your soul. ~Sandy Lingo, Blogger,

Author: Teri Foltz

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Melancholy Is When I Leave YouMelancholy Is When I Leave You

A poetic memoir that dares to shine a light on the harsh reality of what it is like to have a loved one on Death Row in America. EXTRAORDINARY PRAISE for Melancholy is When I Leave You: “Read this book. It is an important addition to the canon on Capital Punishment and prison. You won’t be the same after reading Melancholy is When I Leave You. Angela Derrick is a stellar wordsmith. Her poems are edgy and concise; beautiful and provocative. This is an amazing work, destined to become a classic." --Sister Helen Prejean, author of DEAD MAN WALKING.  

Author:  Angela Derrick

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Into the Great BlueInto the Great Blue

This collection of poems traces the arc of a day, a season, inspired by a month of daily seaside walks along meadow and shore in Westport, Massachusetts. From the linguistically light-hearted to the profoundly personal, these poems evoke spirit, history and wisdom.

Author: Sarah W. Bartlett

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Down DeepDown Deep

Down Deep, the second poetry chapbook written by Mary Anne Reese in as many years, is made of summer afternoons, learning to swim, white-water rafting, crabbing, sunning near water--but always at the edge of risk and revelation. Seeking and longing drive many of the poems down deep to capture the heart of the matter, what we need to know, what we might learn to live for and die for--tugging at the mysterious line: "teach us / to live / with brevity." These poems are prayers of desire.

Author: Mary Anne Reese

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"Kate Fadick's poems resonate with story and emotion; breathe with intimacy and compassion illumined against the crisp backcloth of the natural world...You will read these poems more than once..."