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National Poetry Month 2015 readings

April 2nd, 2015  |  by  |  published in Events, Press | Comments Off on National Poetry Month 2015 readings

National Poetry Month 2015 readings

April doesn’t have to be the cruelest month — not when we have three (THREE!) of our Conundrum Press poets rocking book releases: April 26, 2pm — BookBar Denver, featuring Juliana Aragón Fatula (Red Canyon Falling on Churches), J Diego Frey (The Year the Eggs Cracked) and Chris Ransick (Lost Songs & Last Chances). April […]

Lost Songs & Last Chances

April 2nd, 2015  |  by  |  published in Chris Ransick, New Releases, Poetry | Comments Off on Lost Songs & Last Chances

Lost Songs & Last Chances

This collection from Denver’s former poet laureate pulses with surprising turns and playful language. The book’s complex weave of individual, highly readable pieces collected into suites presents an invitation to the reader to absorb the book as greater than the sum of its parts. Tom Ferril’s Mandolin From these rooms, your notes would fall through […]

Snowstorm at Dawn: Reflections from Joseph Hutchison

February 26th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on Snowstorm at Dawn: Reflections from Joseph Hutchison

Snowstorm at Dawn: Reflections from Joseph Hutchison

by Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate from Thread of the Real “It has snowed.” — Francis Ponge, Memoire d’un sojourn à les montagnes de Colorado Dawn seems an exaggeration: there’s a teeming dimness, a gloom or muffled glow alive with swirling palenesses. What light there is creeps up from the strangeness that yesterday was our […]

Poet Laureate Smackdown between Chris Ransick and David Mason!

April 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Events | Comments Off on Poet Laureate Smackdown between Chris Ransick and David Mason!

Book Bar’s First Saturday Poet Laureate Smackdown between Chris Ransick and David Mason! Saturday, May 3rd: Hors d’euvres and drink specials for reading attendees from 5:00-6:00 P.M. Reading begins at 6:00 P.M.  

Thread of the Real

September 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Joseph Hutchison, Joseph Hutchison, Poetry | 4 Comments »

Thread of the Real

Poetry by Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate Thread of the Real Who’d have thought: setting out from a gap in the seam between foothills and plains, a pinch of cocoonish dust like me might take wing northwest and seaward, away from Nixon’s nightbound America and mine, to settle where vast sounds pour their profundities into […]

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