Charlie Rossiter, NEA Fellowship recipient and three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, hosts the audio website poetrypoetry.com. He is the author of four books of poetry and numerous chapbooks. His work has been featured on NPR, and at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in NJ. He was among a handful of poets chosen to perform at the Chicago Blues Festival in 2005. His latest book, is All Over America: Road Poems, (FootHills Publications, 2009). He also authored The Night We Danced With the Raelettes, a memoir in poetry of his college days in the late 1960’s (FootHills, 2007). IHe is also the editor of In the Spirit of T'ao Ch'ien and in 2014 his latest collection, Cold Mountain 2000: Han Shan in the City, available from Foothills Publishing. For more info: www.charlierossiter.com
Where to find Charles Rossiter online
Where to buy in print
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
Religion For The 21st Century: Unitarian Universalism
UU is a religion that is suited to people who are seeking a spiritual affiliation, but who are not attracted to the rigidity of traditional religions. UU encourages each individual to seek his or her own spiritual path as part of a community of fellow seekers. The seven principles discussed in this ebook are the basis of UU. I find UU deeply satisfying and believe others will too.
Meditations on Frank Lloyd Wright and Lakeside Meditations
These are words that help when dealing with hectic/stressful environments. Contemplative meditations can help you slow pulse, breathe deep and turn inward. They are good to keep on hand for situations that call for backing off and letting the toxic stuff flow on around you. Also good for gathering your chi to face difficult situations.
Jack & Charlie's Excellent Road Trip Road Tips, 2nd revised ed.
Based on over 60,000 miles of road trip experiences all over the North American continent, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in turning a drive into an adventure. It is chock-full of tips to increase the pleasure and economy of any road trip. For coffee drinkers, Tip #18 alone is worth the price of the book. Parents will appreciate tips for keeping kids entertained and happy.
Poems People Like
This small collection is made up of poems that have been praised by experienced poets and editors, and at the same time are appreciated by people who don’t normally read a lot of poetry or go to poetry readings. The e-reader with its small portable size just might be an ideal way to access poems like these that speak to everyday experiences and can make a person stop and think and maybe wonder.
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