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Black In Maine, Joseph Nathadus Jackson Jan 2016

Black In Maine, Joseph Nathadus Jackson

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Black in Maine is a collection of poetry composed around the narrative of poetry being used as a source of liberation and rehabilitation for incarcerated persons. The poems find several protagonists self-reflecting or speaking to an assumed audience about their experiences as prisoners within the Maine Department of Corrections.


Fire In The Garden, Troy A. Myers Jan 2015

Fire In The Garden, Troy A. Myers

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Fire in the Garden is a collection of poems primarily confessional in nature that deal with changes during mid-life: moving to a new house, having a son go to college and the subsequent abandonment of the marriage by one partner. The biographical experiences are often accompanied by landscape details taken from the garden and yard of the new house where the speaker lives.


Via Selected Poetry, 2013-2015, Brady Thomas Kamphenkel Jan 2015

Via Selected Poetry, 2013-2015, Brady Thomas Kamphenkel

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Such that a collection of poetry dictate to the reader the candidate's existence as having been, then, there, elsewise now, here, the current , whenever, by whatever means available to him; that the rain may fall on the sound roof which houses this work and the work of its fellowcraft, for whom this stands, in part, a monument to tall friendship: that each poem work as having occurred; that this student display somehow what has been taught to him hitherto; that he is very excited to be here; that you are here; that the Stonecoast in Maine, which has bettered ...


Her Name Is Quintana Roo: Essays, Poetry, Memoir, Linda Q. Lambert Jan 2015

Her Name Is Quintana Roo: Essays, Poetry, Memoir, Linda Q. Lambert

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Her name is Quintana Roo is a collection of essays, poetry, and memoir through the lens of the author's experience as a child, mother, wife, journalist, and librarian. The dominant thread is the establishment of a septuagenarian's enchantment with words and writing.


Eyre, Andrea Lesley Adams Jan 2015

Eyre, Andrea Lesley Adams

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Charlotte Bronte's semi-autobiographical 1847 novel Jane Eyre is the source inspiration for EYRE, an illustrated adaptation . EYRE takes the protagonist Jane, an orphaned governess, and places her in a fantastical construct which bridges the worlds of 19th century Japan and England. Jane's story becomes one of an unexpected warrior battling the dark demons of alienation and desire which populate her psyche. Characters are reinterpreted as mythological creatures from within the Japanese spiritual pantheon.


No Invented Mystery, Blake Love Jan 2015

No Invented Mystery, Blake Love

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This collection of poems is comprised of many recollected experiences that are personally revealing about me, both as poet and person. I often explore the dynamics of domesticity between queer men and detail the dissolution of coming together with another. Laughter as a means of subverting or avoiding trauma is a theme that runs throughout my thesis. It is intended to be read like one might view a mosaic. The narrative threads tie together by its end to tell a story that speaks to a sense of abjection and otherness many of us carry. To temper the intensity of the ...


Coming To Terms, Kathleen Cerveny Jan 2014

Coming To Terms, Kathleen Cerveny

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Coming to Terms, by Kathleen Cerveny, is a collection of poems exploring loss: of a long-term romantic relationship, of parents, and of youth. Taken together, the poems describe a journey through a range of emotions and the missteps and triumphs along the way. Dreams figure importantly in the collection. Dream-culled imagery is used to explore and express what is often hidden, suppressed, or actively denied in the face of loss. Sound and rhythm are consistent lyric elements throughout as are the use of assonance, alliteration, slant and internal rhyme. There is attention paid, but not slavish adherence to, metrical patterns ...