Poetry

Words Like Love

Poems
By Tanaya Winder

With beauty and ease, Winder explores emotion and thought through the poems featured in this debut collection.

Subjects: Poetry

Duende de Burque

Alburquerque Poems and Musings
By Manuel González

At its center, Duende de Burque is a love letter to Alburquerque and its surroundings—the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande Bosque, and all the people whose spirits fill these spaces.

Subjects: Poetry

Bosque

Poems
By Michelle Otero

In her debut poetry collection, Bosque, Otero celebrates the importance of water and the bosque to the people of Albuquerque.

Subjects: Poetry

Velroy and the Madischie Mafia

Poems
By Sy Hoahwah

Hoahwah relays this story with a distinctive narrative flair, honed syntax, wild imagery, and a splash of lyricism.

Subjects: Poetry

Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride

Poems
By Sy Hoahwah

Fierce, visceral, sometimes funny, and wholly original, Hoahwah’s poems will linger in a reader’s dreams long after she’s closed the book.

Subjects: Poetry

The Definition of Empty

Poems
By Bill O'Neill

The Definition of Empty is the story of a dedicated advocate trying to help adolescents facing incarceration and newly released parolees navigate imperfect and seemingly indifferent legal systems and societies.

Subjects: Poetry

Poetry and the Psychology of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fifth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni outlines how the more modern study of the brain using MRI scanning and neuroimagining has enhanced our understanding of the psychology of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Education of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fourth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni focuses specifically on the education of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Feel Puma

Poems
By Ray Gonzalez

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation—with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

Subjects: PoetryWLA20

Grief Land

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one.

Subjects: PoetryWLA20

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