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Recollections of My Father
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Canopic Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Born in Lima, Ohio, a town with a long history of heavy industrial production, poet Gene Kimmet draws from his memories of growing up during the Depression and World War II, focusing on the people and the mill-town setting which left an everlasting mark. The poetry is finely crafted and masterfully captures the innocence of youth filtered through the wisdom of an aging and evolved poet.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
2000 Deciduous Trees: Memories of a Zine
Series: On Impulse, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Coming of age
2000 Deciduous Trees is an exploration of individual experience selected from Nath Jones’s ‘90s zine, The Skirt. The writing resists losing its balance during a time when gas was cheap and no one drove slowly on the cusp of a new millennium. The voice yearns for change. But nothing can be done in a twenty-something world where one-night stands get forgotten with execution-style murders.
Kairos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
First book of poetry by author Jason Sturner. Kairos is a thoughtful collection of experiences had and things observed. Themes include love, loss, nature, and relationships. In addition to being gathered in book form, many of these poems have appeared in anthologies, magazines, and other periodicals. Cover art by Jason Sturner.