City of Rivers

City of Rivers EPUB

City of Rivers
City of Rivers has been nominated for a 2013 Northern California Book Award in Poetry.Poets & Writers Magazine has named Ahmed as one of the top debut poets of 2012.Zubair Ahmed’s first poetry collection City of Rivers captures the reader’s heart from its first line to its last. These poems are reminders of poetry’s power to leave us breathless after immersing us in

Improvise, Girl, Improvise EPUB

Improvise, Girl, Improvise
“Even without the preferred methods, one must survive,” swears Lovedog, one of the incandescent stars in Lilith Latini’s constellation of trans heroines. But these women are far from satisfied with mere survival.Whether fooling around with boys, dancing till sunrise, or just putting together a really bioluminescent outfit, they are sharply funny, audaciously poised, and re

Mad Honey Symposium EPUB

Mad Honey Symposium
Like Sylvia Plaths poems, these visionary poems are not only astute records of experience, they are themselves dazzling, verbal experiences. Worldly, wily, wise: Mad Honey Symposium is an extraordinary debut.—Terrance Hayes[Mad Honey Symposium] has all the delicacy of [Maos] earlier writing—but now theres also a gritty, world-wise sense of humor that gives her work h

Swan: Poems and Prose Poems EPUB

Swan: Poems and Prose Poems
“Joy is not made to be a crumb,” writes Mary Oliver, and certainly joy abounds in her new book of poetry and prose poems. Swan, her twentieth volume, shows us that, though we may be “made out of the dust of stars,” we are of the world she captures here so vividly. Swan is Oliver’s tribute to “the mortal way” of desiring and living in the world, to which the poet is renowne

Nicholas Knock And Other People: Poems EPUB

Nicholas Knock And Other People: Poems
A collection of thirty nonsense poems including the tale of Nicholas Knock and his friendship with a silver honkabeest.

Sisters of the Earth: Womens Prose and Poetry About Nature EPUB

Sisters of the Earth: Womens Prose and Poetry About Nature
Sisters of the Earth is a stirring collection of women’s writing on nature: Nature as healer. Nature as delight. Nature as mother and sister. Nature as victim. Nature as companion and reminder of what is wild in us all. Here, among more than a hundred poets and prose writers, are Diane Ackerman on the opium of sunsets; Ursula K. Le Guin envisioning an alternative world in

Dickinstein: Emily Dickinson - Mad Scientist EPUB

Dickinstein: Emily Dickinson - Mad Scientist
Science and Religion. Love and Hatred. Life and Death. Its all the same without poetry.In the mid 1800s, at the encouragement of a dear friend, Emily Dickinson began writing poetry. Fewer than twelve of her poems were published while she was alive. The hundreds of poems for which Emily is known for and celebrated today were almost lost at the hands of her sister, who was

Matsuo Basho EPUB

Matsuo Basho
Behind the life and work - the prose and poetry - of a literary genius. The only comprehensive study that examines all areas of Bashos work, including haibun, renku and critical commentaries.

The Flowers of Evil & Artificial Paradise EPUB

The Flowers of Evil & Artificial Paradise
Charles Baudelaire (1821-67) was one of the greatest French poets of the 19th century. Charles Baudelaire, poete maudit, the self-styled Satanic man whose collection THE FLOWERS OF EVIL (Les Fleurs du Mal) is marked by paeans to sexual degradation such as The Litanies Of Satan and Metamorphosis Of The Vampire. Baudelaire himself revelled in a life of filth, and kept

The Business of Fancydancing EPUB

The Business of Fancydancing
Poetry. Fiction. Published in 1992, well before Sherman Alexie became well-known as the screenwriter for the film SMOKE SIGNALS, THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING has now been turned into a film with none other than Alexie himself in his directorial debut. The screenplay for the movie, which recently won the Audience Award at the San Francisco Film Festival, is loosly adapted f

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