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Set to the music of bird flight, sight, and song, these poems, in the form of fragmented ancient text, tell a story of loss and the journey toward love, and acceptance.
A poem from William O’Daly’s fourth collection — available to pre-order in Sustainable & Global Editions. Legacy Grandfather, these inland hills and the canyons we blasted with .22s shrink in the August sun. Housing tracts put a stop to our bullets; at night streetlights… Continue Reading “Excerpt from YARROW AND SMOKE”
haiku by Gary Schroeder calligraphy by JS Graustein foreword by Joseph Hutchison ISBN 978-1-61019-240-8 Sustainable Edition: print $14 ISBN 978-1-61019-112-8 Global Edition: print $12 Accessible Edition ebook TBA In this collection of 32 haiku presented in the Carolingian hand of JS Graustein, Gary Schroeder… Continue Reading “After Rain”
prose poems by Sandra S. McRae ISBN 978-1-61019-238-5 Sustainable Edition: print $14 sold out Accessible Edition ebook TBA ISBN 978-1-61019-111-1 Global Edition: print $12 With seeming innocence, Sandra S. McRae asks us to “watch how plastic bags and straw wrappers can get caught in… Continue Reading “The Magic Rectangle”
Reveling in the mystic wonders that can emerge even from “the palm of a corporate boss,” the poems of Paco Márquez “splash the sky wide,” exposing the magic in the quotidian — the “unnoticed silhouettes / imprinted in the grass.” In the tender violence of these portraits, “that which spoke the rose into being” also hums through daily life, holding a man’s hand, looking him in the eye, and saying, “the kitchen window is open.”
Folded Word announces the release of its second 2017 title, WATER WAYS, a collection of poems by William O’Daly with essays and photographs by JS Graustein.
Grab 3 chapbooks for $24 $20! All summer long we will be offering weekly themed chapbook bundles in fun origami packaging for a reduced price. This week’s feature: THE Bundle The Earth Boat by Joseph Hutchison, poet laureate of Colorado The Satire Lounge also by Joseph Hutchison The Road to… Continue Reading “SALE: THE Bundle”
Following Earth Day’s legacy, Folded Word will begin to work with a local New England printing company later this year to produce our beautiful chapbooks. Stay posted for more information on our ventures in New England publishing! All slots are filled for our 2017… Continue Reading “Month in Review: April 2016”
Despite it’s brevity, February was a hectic month for Folded Word — both at our New Hampshire base as well as across the country and the Atlantic, with the Folded bloggers and authors who’ve recently been featured on our blog and in new chapbooks.