Poetry

Blood Desert

Witnesses, 1820-1880
By Renny Golden

In narrative poems that take us back to New Mexico during the nineteenth century, Renny Golden resurrects the spirits of native people and of those who came West.

Subjects: SouthwestPoetry

Astonishing Light

Conversations I Never Had with Patrociño Barela
By E. Mares

E. A. Mares never crossed paths with the great New Mexico sculptor, but the conversations he imagines with the gifted Taos artist attempt to capture the genius, the isolation, and the tragedy of Patrociño Barela while revealing the ability of the human spirit to triumph over adversity.

Subjects: SouthwestPoetry

Walking Backwards

New Poems
By Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Orbiting the globe, this collection of poems narrates encounters in a transnational American's circuit.

Subjects: PoetryWomen

Bolitas de Oro

Poems of My Marble-Playing Days
By Nasario García

These vivid memories of the poet's life in rural New Mexico in the 50s were written first in Spanish then translated to English.

America the Beautiful

Last Poems
By Paula Allen

Written in the last decade of Paula Gunn Allen's life, these poem's capture the ingenious voice of this beloved Native American poet and critic.

Yes, We Are Still Dancing

By Susan AmstaterConnie DillmanJacquelyn Spier

A collaboration by three women, this book, through painting and poetry, shares the richness of their lives and gives a voice to all generational women.

Subjects: ArtPoetry

Insides She Swallowed

By Sasha Chacón

The sensuous poetic imagery of a show-stopping performer.

Sketches

By Maisha Baton

These poems offer brief, sensitive portraits of people the poet has known in two cities of her choosing--Pittsburgh and Albuquerque.

Subjects: PoetryWomen

How Shadows Are Bundled

By Anne Valley-Fox

An extraordinarily rich collection of poems, many of which explore what C.G. Jung referred to as the "shadow", that dark, usually hidden part of each of us.

Subjects: Poetry

Inside Idaho

Poems, 1996-2007
By Charles Potts

The irrepressible Potts returns to his Idaho past with these poignant meditations on life and family.

Subjects: Poetry

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