May 12, 2014

Overview of this blog

I'll offer my comments, if and when I complete reading the collections featured in previous posts. In the meantime, submit your own comments or information. If you have a poetry book or chapbook, please let me know.

May 11, 2014

Darkened Rooms of Summer: New and Selected Poems, by Jared Carter

Dear friends, I’ve just published a new book of poems, and Diane and I plan to “launch” it next Sunday here in Indianapolis. I’m writing now to invite you to the gathering, and to tell you something about the new book. The date – Sunday, May 18th from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be light, non-alcoholic refreshments available. There is no program, so come anytime. The place – The Nature Center at Holliday Park, 6363 Spring Mill Road, on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Here’s a map -- http://www.hollidaypark.org/resources/mapTo.html The new book – Darkened Rooms of Summer: New and Selected Poems, published by the University of Nebraska. Ted Kooser, one of America’s premier poets, has kindly provided an introduction. The offer – If you’d care to purchase a signed copy, it’s a $19 item that we’re offering for the discounted price of $16, Indiana sales tax included. No obligation. We’d like to see you in any case. Credit cards acceptable? – We’re working on that, but it would be helpful if you could bring cash or a checkbook. For more information about the book – Please click on any of these three links: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Darkened-Rooms-of-Summer,675819.aspx http://nebraskapress.typepad.com/university_of_nebraska_pr/2014/04/i-have-no-prior-experience-with-national-poetry-month-but-i-did-do-a-bit-of-promotion-for-poetry-back-in-the-1980s-in-those.html http://www.eou.edu/basalt/2014/04/23/review-of-darkened-rooms-of-summer-by-jared-carter/ Further questions? – Please reply to this email, or call us any afternoon or evening this week at 317 638 8136. If no one answers, please leave a message. Hope to see you there! – Jared and Diane Carter

Apr 29, 2014

Catholic Boy Blues, by Norbert Krapf

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Apr 25, 2014

Where in the World We Meet, by Todd Outcalt


The Mother Poems, by Liza Hyatt

I Almost Didn't Make It to McDonald's, by Tracy Mishkin