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Unseen Isles and
Other Poems

by Robin Fulton Macpherson

Since 1973 Robin Fulton's home base
has been in Norway and
in the decades since
he has built a solid reputation
as a translator of Scandinavian poets,
such as Tomas Tranströmer,
Kjell Espmark,
Harry Martinson and
Olav H. Hauge.  

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Call me Noah

by Lennart Sjögren

Translated by Göran Malmqvist

“...a magnifi cent poem
...with the language scaled
to the innermost,
Call me Noah occasionally owns
almost self-clarifying clarity.”
—Magnus Bremmer, Svenska Dagbladet  

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The Call to
Destroy Nixon

by Pablo Neruda

translated by Chad Sweeney

[F]rom time to time I must be
a bard of public service,
which is to say that
I must give the lumberjack,
the shepherd, the bricklayer, the farm-hand,
the gasfitter or any poor foot soldier,
the power to break free with a clean punch
or to release the madness
like flames from his ears.  

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Earthly Lexicon
Selected Poems and Prose

by Regina Derieva

The Russian poet Regina Derieva
was born in Odessa on the Black Sea,
and enjoyed the shifting rhythms of the sea:
"Water is the ideal apparel. However many times
you get into it, it's the same".  

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  • Unseen Isles and Other Poems by Robin Fulton Macpherson

  • Call Me Noah by Lennart Sjogren

  • Call to Destroy Nixon by Pablo Neruda

  • Earthly Lexicon by Regina Derieva

ESCAPE

 Escape    

Mary Sanders Smith

Paperback
Publication Date 2010 
210 Pages
ISBN10: 1-934851-11-6
ISBN13: 978-1-934851-11-1
USD $16.95 + Shipping

ESCAPE is an adventure/wilderness survival/suspense novel. The action involves a prison escape on a wilderness river in Northern Wisconsin and the subsequent chase and capture of the inmate by the prison superintendent during an unprecedented Alberta Clipper snowstorm. Since the inmate is Native American Indian, and the superintendent’s children are of Chippewa heritage, there is a strong element of Native American Indian history in the book.

On another level it is the universal story of a man who has to be invulnerable to do his job and succumbs to excessive pride and the need to control. It is a story of fate, drawn from Indian myth and Greek drama.


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About the Author, Mary Sanders Smith

Mary Sanders Smith born in Illinois divides her time between Grosse Pointe, Michigan, New York City, and northern Wisconsin and is the author of two previous collections of fiction. Her work has received many honors, including an award for fiction from PEN, Detroit Free Press and Detroit Public Library. Her fiction has been published in Arizona Quarterly, University of Michigan Literary Review, Lintel, Trimax Productions, National PBS, and her poetry in Calyx Press. Mary Sanders Smith runs the Classics Books Lecture Series for the Grosse Pointe Public Library.



 

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