Tag: landscape

The Road to Big Bend

leafless winter tree silhouettes against a cloudy sky

Under an interrupt-this-broadcast gray sky. Headed west toward the quiet edge of Fort Worth the sky gets bigger. Deep in January the land is naked, exposing the razor burn hidden by the green in spring in summer. But winter is honest. And beneath the…

Someone Lived Here

Solstice Series Selection Summer 2018

Someone lived here once. Someone, long forgotten, subdued this ground, stacking stone and wood and straw in rectangular constructions — a dwelling-place, with stable or cowshed. Someone beat back the yearly incursion of brambles and saplings to keep a vegetable garden or a chicken…

slowly rising…

Solstice Series Selection Summer 2018

slowly rising the winding timber staircase Abenaki Tower ©2018 by Tom Sacramona Tom Sacramona is a poet living in Plainville, Massachusetts, with experiences in both teaching and proposal writing. Sacramona is a member of the Boston Haiku Society and the Haiku Society of America.

Gulf of Finland

Can I use my miles to get more miles? They never expire. Flea market to closet. A calm naked swim in Simhall, then smoke sauna. Have a Lapin Kulta Premium.  Find out who’s where. Angie’s singing. She sways and scat sings, the guitar rolls….

Yarrow and Smoke

Plains of Leutra by Galen Garwood

poems by William O’Daly Forthcoming 5 May 2018: ISBN 978-1-61019-602-4 Sustainable Edition: print $15 Accessible Edition ebook: TBA ISBN 978-1-61019-241-5 Global Edition: print $12 Yarrow and Smoke is William O’Daly’s love song to gray valley and starless river, to the parched land where he…

2018 Spring List

Folded Word is thrilled to announce our forthcoming titles from amazing poets this spring: WATERSHED – poems by Jean L. French, April 2018, ISBN 978-1-61019-233-0. A collection that explores the resilience of forest life through harvest, drought, and fire written by a logger’s daughter…

After Rain

collage bird and flowers

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…

The Magic Rectangle

blue and yellow abstract design

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…

Q & A with Joseph Hutchison

Joseph Hutchison, current Poet Laureate of Colorado (2014-2018), is the author of more than 15 books. He teaches at the University of Denver’s University College, where he directs the Arts & Culture and Global Affairs programs. He lives with his wife in the mountains southwest of Denver. Two of his most recent chapbooks, The Earth-Boat and The Satire Lounge, as well as his translation of Miguel Lupián’s Ephemeral, have recently been published with Folded Word.