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121 McKain, David THE COMMON LIFE
Alice James Books 1982 0914086383 / 9780914086383 First Edition Softcover Good+ Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author along the fore-edge of the first endpaper: "For Joe Garrison, a fellow lover of the mountains - Best, Dave 9/30/82". Short pencil notation on the endpaper about a location. Bottom of spine stained, smudge on front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; Signed by Author 56453 
Price: 21.00 USD

 
131 Moran, Patrick GREEN
Salmon Poetry 2009 1903392950 / 9781903392959 Softcover New 
0.2 x 7.8 x 4.9 Inches; 60 pages; Green, Patrick Moran's second collection of poetry, shows a poet trying to reconcile his rural heritage with an Ireland in the process of transition. In doing so, these carefully wraught poems explore the implications of leaving: the parting from loved ones; what is left to us; and the scraps we are left with. The title poem, Green, with its elegiac blend of wonder and loss, strikes a characteristic note. As he comes to terms with changing landscapes and thwarted dreams, the poet concludes: It's all in the harvesting"". Yet, even in the face of transcience, Moran is ultimately positive. In Autumn, for example, he can still hear birds chirping in his ""inner hedges"". And, as another spring dawns, he prays for the grace to ""go with the flow"". Patrick Moran's first collection was widely praised. Southword noted the poet's ""fine eye for the banal, for seemingly subtle shifts that can have huge implications""; while Poetry Ireland Review lauded ""a very well-crafted body of work, poetry that is always lyrical and on occasion truly startling"". 48928 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
 
122 McKenzie, Stephanie GRACE MUST WANDER
Salmon Poetry 2009 1907056122 / 9781907056123 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages; In Stephanie McKenzie's second collection, grace wanders through snowdrifts and late nights and finds its way to Northern Ireland, Newfoundland, and the United States. In these poems, grace feels a particular affinity with Van Gogh, with Sylvia Plath, with women who can no longer speak for themselves. We learn that grace must wander even with the lonely sight of crows. 48364 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
132 Morgan, Joan Elizabeth MERCHANT OF MEMORY
Banner Press 1976 Revised Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Hope Marie Maki 
Some edgewear to the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages 48464 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
 
123 McLane, Maureen N. WORLD ENOUGH Poems
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010 Uncorrected Proof Softcover New 
0.65 x 8.25 x 5.5 Inches; 144 pages;

In World Enough, Maureen N. McLane maps a universe of feeling and thought via skyscapes, city strolls, lunar vistas, and passages through environments given and built. These poems explore how we come to know ourselves?sensually, intellectually, politically, biologically, historically, and anthropologically. Moving from the most delicate address to the broadest salutation, World Enough takes us from New England to New York to France to the moon. McLane fuses song and critique, giving us poetry as ?musical thought,” in Carlyle’s phrase. Shuttling between idyll and disaster, between old forms and open experiment, these are restless, probing, exacting poems that aim to take the measure of?and to give a measure for?where we are. McLane moves through many forms and creates her own, invoking the French Revolution alongside convolutions of the heart and revolutions of the moon. Shifting effortlessly between the species and the self, between the sentient surround and the peculiar pulse within, World Enough attests to experience both singular and shared: ?not that I was alive / but that we were.”

 48847 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
133 Mountain, Harcourt OLD TIDEWATER COUNTRY
Holland J. B. Wolters N.D. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Covers warped. Indentation to spine near the top. Includes errata sheet. Also includes a copy of The Water Wheel (page 134) typed on a separate sheet, with the author's signature at the bottom. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 207 pages 41021 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
 
124 McTavish, Sandra BELLY BUTTON RINGS And Other Things
Wiltshire Pipers' Ash Ltd 2006 1904494730 / 9781904494737 Stapled wraps Near Fine 
1.97 x 7.87 x 5.71 Inches; 68 pages 47524 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
134 Nelson, Page STERN ORNAMENTS
Boston Hetaira Press 2003 1931002282 / 9781931002288 First Edition Stapled wraps As New 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages 42540 
Price: 20.00 USD

 
 
125 Meadows, Mary Whitlock TA TAH
Bridgewater, VA Beacon Press 1976 First Edition Stapled wraps Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by author on title-page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 7 pages; Signed by Author 51100 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
135 Nelson-Saginor, Page CASE STUDIES
Boston Hetaira Press 2000 1931002045 / 9781931002042 First Edition Stapled wraps As New 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 42541 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
 
126 Mel THE GLORIA POEMS A Short Memoir of a 50-Year Marriage
Conflux Press 2009 0981527760 / 9780981527765 Softcover As New 
Includes typed letter signed by the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages 48698 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
136 Nightingale, Barbra GEOMETRY OF DREAMS
WordTech Communications 2009 1934999563 / 9781934999561 Softcover New 
0.3 x 8.8 x 5.9 Inches; 100 pages 48851 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
 
127 Metz, Jerred SPEAK LIKE RAIN
Singing Bone Press 1975 Stapled wraps Very Good 
Owner's name on top edge of first page. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 47112 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
137 O'Connor, Tom A PATHWAY OF POEMS
Anvil Books 1971 0900068302 / 9780900068300 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Noreen Spillane 
Foxing to the endpapers. Edgeworn, foxed and rubbed DJ. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 42 pages 48112 
Price: 21.00 USD

 
 
128 Miller, Adam David LAND BETWEEN New and Selected Poems
Eshu House Publishing 2000 0965657620 / 9780965657624 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on half title-page: "To Joe and Sandra - With continued appreciation for your support - Adam May 27, 2000". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; Signed by Author 56457 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
138 O'Toole, Kathleen MEANWHILE
David Robert Books 2011 1936370247 / 9781936370245 Softcover New 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 51027 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
 
129 Miller, R. H. ; Maines, Leah A LONG GLANCE
Finishing Line Press 2010 1599245388 / 9781599245386 Stapled wraps New 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages; A chapbook of poems. 48857 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
139 Pacosz, Christina NOTES FROM THE RED ZONE Number 1: The Seven Kitchens Press Rebound Series
Lewisburg Seven Kitchens Press 2009 0982037295 / 9780982037294 Second Edition Stapled wraps Very Good 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 21 pages; Number One in the Seven Kitchens Press ReBound Series, this is a new edition of the chapbook originally published by Seal Press in 1983, with a new introduction by David Chorlton and an afterword by the poet. These poems, originally written in response to a residency around the Hanford nuclear complex in Washington State in 1982, are as timely and urgent today as when they first appeared. 49168 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
 
130 Mohan, Anita LETTERS TO AN ALBATROSS
BlazeVOX [Books] 2010 1935402978 / 9781935402978 Softcover New 
0.26 x 9.25 x 7.5 Inches; 112 pages; 'No ideas but in things.' In lieu of abstraction and sentimentality, Anita Mohan presents 'real gardens' with real apperceptions in them. More inlooker than onlooker, she enlivens the flora and fauna of this volume with her being-in-the-landscape. In the mind's ear one can hear Stevens' beachcombing siren for whom, 'there never was a world, except the one she sang and, singing, made'. These pictorial love songs are the work of an imposingly august imagination. -Steven Felicelli, author of Notes Towards A Monograph of 'The Moment' Letters To An Albatross is a lush crosscurrent of peculiarly fine poetry. Her poems are as playful as they are crucial, whimsical and heartbreaking in a wide drifting landscape. Moving with a purpose her language circles "and then the fleet of rays fly / Past the drifting panga, lifting / Shining wide wings / Through the ancient face of water / Like golden sails." Her poems embody a ceaseless spirit in a work of great beauty and force, of intelligence and stark humility. This is a wonderful, relevant book of poetry. -Geoffrey Gatza, author of Kenmore: Poem Unlimited and Not So Fast Robespierre 48848 
Price: 17.00 USD

 
140 Penha, Mao ARE THEY CRAZY WITH POWER? Who Gave the Order to Cut Down Our Trees?
Self Published 1999 Stapled wraps Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11 pages 47699 
Price: 13.00 USD

 
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