Coffee Poems: reflections on life with coffee

Coffee Poems: reflections on life with coffee

by Lorraine Healy (Editor)

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Overview

Coffee Poems contains 167 richly-roasted, verbally aromatic poems by poets from 34 states, 5 provinces, and 12 countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, France, Ghana, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the United States.

Included among the 139 poets who give voice to these poems are Ellen Bass, Margo Berdeshevsky, Joel Brouwer, Barbara Crooker, Kwame Dawes, Stephen Dobyns, Martín Espada, Dorianne Laux, Joseph Millar, Alicia Ostriker, Francesca Pellegrino, Alberto Álvaro Ríos, Care Santos, Vivian Shipley, Michael Waters, and Cecilia Woloch.

Whether central to the poem or sitting on a side table, a mere accessory; whether a prop in an internal conversation with a you absent these 25 years or a desperately needed substance without which there is no facing the day, a cup of coffee inhabits each of these poems...Breathe in the scent and may it keep you awake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937797089
Publisher: Concrete Wolf
Publication date: 05/30/2019
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Lorraine Healy is an Argentinean poet and photographer who lives on Whidbey Island, Washington. Her most recent poetry collection is Mostly Luck: Odes & Other Poems of Praise (MoonPath Press, 2018).

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