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Swimming in the Rain

by Colby Cedar Smith

Each of Bloch’s poems tells a story filled with history and depth, inviting the audience to watch each enlightened moment unfold on the page. Award winning poet and translator Chana Bloch’s latest collection of poems, Swimming in the... Read More

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A Walk from the Sea

by Colby Cedar Smith

Parents and grandparents will enjoy sharing many of these poems with their loved ones. Visual artist and educator Laurel Lorraine Lancer has compiled a varied and voluminous book of formal poems. Sometimes serious and often whimsical,... Read More

Book Review

Between Shifts

by Colby Cedar Smith

Precise imagery lays bare emotional experiences and observations. Sally Gallot-Reeves is a poet of witness. In "Between Shifts", she uses her writing as a recording device, a way of processing the trauma and healing that often surrounds... Read More

Book Review

Love Poems for Cannibals

by Colby Cedar Smith

"Love Poems for Cannibals" is filled with beautiful contradictions—humorous at times, yet a deep sense of grieving permeates the collection. Raymond Keen’s debut book of poetry, "Love Poems for Cannibals", is akin to “experiencing... Read More

Book Review

Insights

by Colby Cedar Smith

McCandless describes actively turning toward trust and forgiveness in this eclectic collection about chronic illness and abuse. “Life is not a state of being; it is a process of becoming. This book is about the process,” states Beth... Read More

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