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|A House of Bottles||Robin Merrill||2009|
|A Moxie and a Moon Pie: The Best of Moon Pie Press||Nancy A. Henry and Alice N. Persons, Editors||2005|
|A Sense of Place: Collected Maine Poems||Bay River Press||2002|
|Agreeable Friends, Contemporary Animal Poetry||Alice Persons, Editor||2008|
|All Four Seasons||Jim Mello||2014|
|ALMOST A REMEMBRANCE - Shorter Poems by Jack McCarthy||Jack McCarthy||2011|
|Angel of the Heavenly Tailgate||Annie Farnsworth||2006|
|At Bunker Cove||Ralph Stevens||2017|
|Back East||Michele Leavitt||2013|
|Be Careful What You Wish For||Alice N. Persons||2003|
|BLACK BOAT BLACK WATER BLACK SAND||Dave Morrison||2009|
|Blues in the Night||Herb R. Coursen||2010|
|Boulders, Birch and Wood Smoke: A Maine Melody||Stephen A. Cowperthwaite||2014|
|Boy at the Screen Door||Bruce Spang||2014|
|Burning Chairs||John P. McVeigh||2013|
|Child is Working to Capacity||Tom Delmore||2006|
|Compass Rose||Ellen M. Taylor||2015|
|Drowning: A Poetic Memoir||Claire Hersom||2008|
|Early Late Bloom||Jim Mello||2007|
|ErosIon||Nancy A. Henry||2004|
|Essays in All Directions||Robert M. Chute||2007|
|Europe on $5 a Day||Nancy A. Henry||2005|
|Evidence of Light||Marita O'Neill||2005|
|Fancy Meeting You Here||Alice N. Persons||2015|
|Faulty Wiring||Bob MacLaughlin||2011|
|Feasting on Air||Eva Miodownik Oppenheim||2015|
|Floating||Ellen M. Taylor||2009|
|Full Moon Rising: the Best of Moon Pie Press, Volume II||Alice N. Persons and Nancy A. Henry, Editors||2006|
|He Gives Me Flowers||Gaylord Day Weston||2007|
|Heaven Jumping Woman||Pam Burr Smith||2011|
|HOME and Other Places||Wil Gibson||2012|
|How Many Cars Have We Been Married?||Ted Bookey, editor||2008||(see book detail)|
|Humming to Snails||Ellen M. Taylor||2005|
|I Have Walked Through Many Lives||Young Voices - Scarborough||2009|
|I Still Feel the Swirl||Ruth Bookey||2017|
|Imminent Tribulations||Kevin Sweeney||2016|
|Innumerable Machines in My Mind: Found Poetry in the Papers of Thomas A. Edison||Dr. Blaine McCormick||2005|
|JESUS WAS A FEMINIST and Other Poems||Robin Merrill||2014|
|Language as a Second Language||Ted Bookey||2004|
|Laundry and Stories||Robin Merrill||2005|
|Life Class||Ruth Bookey||2007|
|Marengo Street||Anna Bat-Chai Wrobel||2012|
|Museum||Daniel Duff Plunkett||2016|
|My First Beatrice||David Stankiewicz||2013|
|Never say Never||Alice N. Persons||2004|
|Not Just Anybody||Bruce Spang||2015|
|Nothing Is Real||Stanley Jordan Keach, Jr.||2014|
|Observed From a Skin Boat||John Holt Willey||2013|
|Old Whitman Loved Baseball and Other Baseball Poems||Edward J. Rielly||2007|
|Ordinary Time||Kevin Sweeney||2009|
|PASSION AND PRIDE: Poets in Support of Equality||Bruce Spang||2012|
|Poems of Maine in the Nineteen Thirties and Forties||Brenda Shaw||2006|
|Radost, My Red||Jeri Theriault||2016|
|Rags of Prayer||Kevin Sweeney||2006|
|Rifles, Rumors, Gin And Prayer||Jim Donnelly||2013|
|Safe Harbor: Port Veritas Poetry Anthology, Volume I||Edited by Alice Persons & Nathan Amadon||2008|
|Same Bird||David McCann||2016|
|SARX||Nancy A. Henry||2010|
|Saving Nails||Thomas R. Moore||2016|
|Sex, Death, and Baseball||David Moreau||2004|
|Singing With the Dead||Ted Thomas, Jr.||2007|
|Socks||Jay C. Davis||2007|
|Stable||David R. Surette||2015|
|Sun Shining on Snow: Poetry from the Senior College at the University of Maine at Augusta||Ted Bookey||2012|
|T'ai Chi of Leaves||Elizabeth Potter||2016|
|Tell them that you saw me but you didn't see me saw||Tom Delmore||2011|
|Thank Your Lucky Stars||Alice N. Persons||2011|
|The Bird Catcher||John-Michael Albert||2012|
|The Church of St. Materiana||Anne Britting Olesen||2007|
|The Common Law||James McKenna||2012|
|The Desire Line||Michelle Lewis||2006|
|The Flame and the Fiction||Darcy Shargo||2005|
|The Hard Way||Jay C. Davis||2006|
|The Lawns of Lobstermen||Douglas "Woody" Woodsum||2010|
|The Left Side of My Life||Dana Robbins||2015|
|The Stream||Don Moyer||2006|
|The Ur-Word||Jim Glenn Thatcher||2008|
|The Widow From Lake Bled||Kirby Wright||2013|
|THE WILDEST PEAL: Contemporary Animal Poetry II||Alice Persons, Editor||2015|
|Things As They Are||Eva Miodownik Oppenheim||2005|
|Through the Loop of Time||Eva Miodownik Oppenheim||2010|
|To Sadie at 18 Months and other poems||Edward J. Rielly||2011|
|To the Promised Land Grocery||Bruce Spang||2008|
|Traveling Through History||Patrick Hicks||2005|
|Tuscany Light||M. Kelly Lombardi||2006|
|Unidentified Flying Odes||Dennis Camire||2006|
|Vivaldi for Breakfast||John-Michael Albert||2009|
|Walking Track||Jay Franzel||2005|
|Ways of Looking||Edward J. Rielly||2005|
|What on Earth||Marcia F. Brown||2010|
|When We Invented Water||Marcia F. Brown||2014|
|Whispers, Cries, & Tantrums||Jay C. Davis||2004|
|With a W/Hole in One||Ted Bookey||2010|
|You Can Still Go To Hell...and Other Truths About Being a Helping Professional||David Moreau||2007|
JESUS WAS A FEMINIST and Other Poems
by Robin Merrill – copyright 2014
$12 including postage and handling
by Nathan Amadon, Port Veritas
Smart, funny, touching and tough. Robin has been cutting poetic sculptures from the salt of the earth and sea as long as I have known her. Never have I read or heard someone whose words drip so with joy and humor, while never sacrificing the dignity of the work or the seriousness of its subject. Maine has a long tradition of poets and poetry born from rough winters and dirt roads and it is glad to have Robin as part of that tradition.
by Dominique Christina, 2013 NUPIC Champion
Robin Merrill is one of those poets who leaves your belly full. She is at once hilarious, witty, snarky and wonderful. She uses levity deftly. Her writing is honest and clear. What can I say? She's delightful.
The Herring Gull
She calls to me.
A honking summons.
People don't understand
why she calls
or why I answer
why I go to such lengths
how lost I become if I go too long without her
how it is through her eyes that I see the world
and more significantly,
allow the world a glimpse of me:
I can only tell the truth with my toes in the ocean.
I first heard her when I was a teenager.
And I answered even then.
My life a frantic dash up a one-way street.
And this pattern began.
She got into my blood. I became citizen in absentia.
People ask why I donít just stay.
Why this migrating.
They donít understand that when I leave, she calls.
And that there is something in the answering.
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