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Vivaldi for Breakfast John-Michael Albert 2009
The Bird Catcher John-Michael Albert 2012
Questions You Were Too Polite to Ask John-Michael Albert 2018
So Far Gretchen Berg 2022
Life Class Ruth Bookey 2007
I Still Feel the Swirl Ruth Bookey 2017
Language as a Second Language Ted Bookey 2004
Lostalgia Ted Bookey 2007
With a W/Hole in One Ted Bookey 2010
Sun Shining on Snow: Poetry from the Senior College at the University of Maine at Augusta Ted Bookey 2012
'Stitiously Speaking Ted Bookey 2017
Big Little City Mike Bove 2018
House Museum Mike Bove 2021
Hummingbird James Breslin 2019
Nameless Roads Jim Brosnan 2019
What on Earth Marcia F. Brown 2010
When We Invented Water Marcia F. Brown 2014
In the Afternoon Marcia F. Brown 2019
Unidentified Flying Odes Dennis Camire 2006
Essays in All Directions Robert M. Chute 2007
Blues in the Night Herb R. Coursen 2010
Boulders, Birch and Wood Smoke: A Maine Melody Stephen A. Cowperthwaite 2014
Whispers, Cries, & Tantrums Jay C. Davis 2004
The Hard Way Jay C. Davis 2006
Socks Jay C. Davis 2007
Child is Working to Capacity Tom Delmore 2006
Tell them that you saw me but you didn't see me saw Tom Delmore 2011
Rifles, Rumors, Gin And Prayer Jim Donnelly 2013
That Mischievous Moon Jim Donnelly 2017
Sending Bette Davis to the Plumber Jenny Doughty 2017
Sostenuto Karen Douglass 2006
Angel of the Heavenly Tailgate Annie Farnsworth 2006
Walking Track Jay Franzel 2005
HOME and Other Places Wil Gibson 2012
ErosIon Nancy A. Henry 2004
Europe on $5 a Day Nancy A. Henry 2005
SARX Nancy A. Henry 2010
Drowning: A Poetic Memoir Claire Hersom 2008
Dreamscape Claire Hersom 2017
Traveling Through History Patrick Hicks 2005
Nothing Is Real Stanley Jordan Keach, Jr. 2014
Back East Michele Leavitt 2013
Tangled Antonia Lewandowski 2023
The Desire Line Michelle Lewis 2006
Tuscany Light M. Kelly Lombardi 2006
Driftland Michael Macklin 2004
Faulty Wiring Bob MacLaughlin 2011
More Fun Than Pretty Tony Magistrale 2021
Same Bird David McCann 2016
LOST and FOUND David McCann 2018
Out of Words David McCann 2019
People, Places, Poems David McCann 2023
ALMOST A REMEMBRANCE - Shorter Poems by Jack McCarthy Jack McCarthy 2011
Innumerable Machines in My Mind: Found Poetry in the Papers of Thomas A. Edison Dr. Blaine McCormick 2005
The Common Law James McKenna 2012
One Day in One Town James McKenna 2019
Burning Chairs John P. McVeigh 2013
Early Late Bloom Jim Mello 2007
All Four Seasons Jim Mello 2014
Laundry and Stories Robin Merrill 2005
A House of Bottles Robin Merrill 2009
JESUS WAS A FEMINIST and Other Poems Robin Merrill 2014
Saving Nails Thomas R. Moore 2016
Red Stone Fragments Thomas R. Moore 2019
Stones Thomas R. Moore 2021
Sex, Death, and Baseball David Moreau 2004
You Can Still Go To Hell...and Other Truths About Being a Helping Professional David Moreau 2007
The Stream Don Moyer 2006
Evidence of Light Marita O'Neill 2005
The Church of St. Materiana Anne Britting Olesen 2007
Things As They Are Eva Miodownik Oppenheim 2005
Through the Loop of Time Eva Miodownik Oppenheim 2010
Feasting on Air Eva Miodownik Oppenheim 2015
Be Careful What You Wish For Alice N. Persons 2003
Never say Never Alice N. Persons 2004
Thank Your Lucky Stars Alice N. Persons 2011
Fancy Meeting You Here Alice N. Persons 2015
Be There or Be Square Alice N. Persons 2018
Museum Daniel Duff Plunkett 2016
T'ai Chi of Leaves Elizabeth Potter 2016
Ways of Looking Edward J. Rielly 2005
Old Whitman Loved Baseball and Other Baseball Poems Edward J. Rielly 2007
To Sadie at 18 Months and other poems Edward J. Rielly 2011
Playing Solitaire Edward J. Rielly 2022
The Left Side of My Life Dana Robbins 2015
After the Parade Dana Robbins 2020
Frida's Boots Dana Robbins 2022
The Flame and the Fiction Darcy Shargo 2005
Poems of Maine in the Nineteen Thirties and Forties Brenda Shaw 2006
Heaven Jumping Woman Pam Burr Smith 2011
To the Promised Land Grocery Bruce Spang 2008
PASSION AND PRIDE: Poets in Support of Equality Bruce Spang 2012
Boy at the Screen Door Bruce Spang 2014
Not Just Anybody Bruce Spang 2015
All You'll Derive: A Caregiver's Journey Bruce Spang 2019
My First Beatrice David Stankiewicz 2013
At Bunker Cove Ralph Stevens 2017
A Stranger Home Natalya Sukhonos 2020
Stable David R. Surette 2015
MALDEN David R. Surette 2018
Tonic David R. Surette 2023
Rags of Prayer Kevin Sweeney 2006
Ordinary Time Kevin Sweeney 2009
Imminent Tribulations Kevin Sweeney 2016
Humming to Snails Ellen M. Taylor 2005
Floating Ellen M. Taylor 2009
Compass Rose Ellen M. Taylor 2015
Homelands Ellen M. Taylor 2022
The Ur-Word Jim Glenn Thatcher 2008
Radost, My Red Jeri Theriault 2016
Singing With the Dead Ted Thomas, Jr. 2007
Giving It Up to the Wind Jack Troy 2021
He Gives Me Flowers Gaylord Day Weston 2007
Observed From a Skin Boat John Holt Willey 2013
The Lawns of Lobstermen Douglas "Woody" Woodsum 2010
The Widow From Lake Bled Kirby Wright 2013
Marengo Street Anna Bat-Chai Wrobel 2012
The Arrangement of Things Anna Bat-Chai Wrobel 2018
A Sense of Place: Collected Maine Poems Bay River Press 2002
A Moxie and a Moon Pie: The Best of Moon Pie Press Nancy A. Henry and Alice N. Persons, Editors 2005
Full Moon Rising: the Best of Moon Pie Press, Volume II Alice N. Persons and Nancy A. Henry, Editors 2006
Safe Harbor: Port Veritas Poetry Anthology, Volume I Edited by Alice Persons & Nathan Amadon 2008
Agreeable Friends, Contemporary Animal Poetry Alice Persons, Editor 2008
How Many Cars Have We Been Married? Ted Bookey, editor 2008
I Have Walked Through Many Lives Young Voices - Scarborough 2009
THE WILDEST PEAL: Contemporary Animal Poetry II Alice Persons, Editor 2015
Read To Me Some Poem Maryli Tiemann and Alice Persons, Editors 2023

Our Latest Book

Read To Me Some Poem

Read To Me Some Poem

Maryli Tiemann and Alice Persons, Editors – copyright 2023

ISBN 979-8-9869123-4-9


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Reviews for Read To Me Some Poem

by John-Michael Albert, former Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, NH

...Here are poets who invite us to take a walk with them and share what they see, and others who ask us to reconsider the potential of everyday objects. There are poets in mourning, poets in celebration, and poets who, like magicians, play with words for our amusement.

Sample from Read To Me Some Poem

Future Plans by Kate Barnes

When I am an old, old woman I may very well be
living all alone like many another before me
and I rather look forward to the day when I shall have
a tumbledown house on a hill top and behave
just as I wish to. No more need to be proud

at the tag end of life one is at last allowed
to be answerable to no one. Then I shall wear
a shapeless felt hat clapped on over my white hair,
sneakers with holes for the toes, and a ragged dress.
My house shall be always in a deep drifted mess,

my overgrown garden a jungle. I shall keep a crew
of cats and dogs, with perhaps a goat or two
for my agate-eyed familiars. And what delight
I shall take in the vagaries of day and night,
in the wind in the branches, in the rain on the roof!

I shall toss like an old leaf, weather
mad without reproof.

I'll wake when I please, and when I please I shall doze;
whatever I think, I shall say; and I suppose
that with such a habit of speech I'll be let well alone
to mumble plain truth like an old dog with a bare bone.

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