петак, 27. децембар 2013.

Hammer & Anvil Books

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If you received an Amazon.com gift card for Christmas, we would be honored if you would consider a Hammer & Anvil Books title for your purchase. A complete list of our releases (along with Amazon.com links) is available at hammerandanvilbooks.com. Links are also included below. This small, independent press thanks you for your consideration!  (Note: If you are located outside the U.S., our titles are available at Amazon.co.uk, and other international Amazon sites.)
ANTHOLOGIES from Danse Macabre:


The Water-Lily Pond by J.C. Frampton



Looking for Kerouac by Mercedes Webb-Pullman


Miles by Adam Henry Carrière
            translated by Kathryn A. Kopple
Richard, Zombie King by Robert C.J. Graves
Quicksand by Arlene Greene
Death Road by Robert J. Gregg
Raptus by Svet di-Nahum

Spaced by Sheikha A.
Vespers by David Appelbaum
A Prayer for Late October by Benjamin Blake
Caughtand Mastered by Justin Burnside
Jugularity by Chris Crittenden
A House Made of Glass by Tatjana Debeljački
The Sun Chasers by Michelle Gaddes
Ghost Dreaming by Leanne Hanson
Dry Bones by John Holland
Under the Dog Star by John Holland
mango-red leaves by Fragano Ledgister
Hitchcock Hotel by Lyn Lifshin
Peep-O-Rama by Peter Marra 
Antiope by Peter O’Neill
A Feather of Fujiyama by Bozhidar Pangelov
Schisms by Vaughan Rapatahana
Carmine Carnival by Walter Ruhlmann
After the Danse by Mercedes Webb-Pullman
Ono by Mercedes Webb-Pullman


Nightmares by J. Eric Castro
The Olive Stain by Kristin Fouquet
Phantasizer by Kyle Hemmings
            by David Massengill
Kate Moss & Other Heroines by Samantha Memi
Into the Blue on New Year's Eve by Valery V. Petrovskiy

Winter is icummen in, 
Lhude sing Goddamm. 
Raineth drop and staineth slop, 
And how the wind doth ramm! 
Sing: Goddamm.
          ~ Ancient Music, Ezra Pound
Adam Henry Carrière
Verleger / Herausgeber, DANSE MACABRE
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недеља, 01. децембар 2013.

A Hundred Gourds 3:1 December 2013


waterfall ... 
a distant echo
of her anklets
spaceArvinder Kaur - India

crystal waterfall
we climb
through smoke and rainbows
spaceRebecca Drouilhet - USA

forest lake
my heartbeat faster
than her breaststroke
space Ernest Wit - Poland

a sound
spaceJeff Hoagland- USA

getting a word
in edgewise
spaceJeff Hoagland - USA

daisy chain 
the broken links 
between us
space Tracy Davidson - UK

day lilies
folded for the night
the two year old
spaceAdelaide B. Shaw - USA

heat wave
the old man shakes his cane
at no one
space Bob Lucky - Ethiopia
spacerthe catbird
flashes his red rump –
summer dawn
spaceRuth Holzer - USA

beneath sweet woodruff
telos of a rippling
thousand legger
space Patrick Sweeney - Japan

August heat
five people in the shade
of a traffic pole
spaceBruce England – USA


the wind is lifting
glass dust into

spaceTatjana Debeljački - Serbia 


уторак, 12. новембар 2013.

3rd Annual Endorphin Warrior Haiku Poetry Contest 2013 – Winners, Honors and More


Haiku ContestFirst off, a huge “thank you” to everyone who participated in our 3rd Annual Endorphin Warrior Haiku Poetry Contest 2013.  We received over 325 haiku poems and it was our great pleasure to get to read each and every one of them.  Collectively, your haikus are a beautiful expression of the joy and goodness that running, working out, exertion and moving our bodies brings to our lives.
This being said, there were some poems that stood out to us.  So without further delay, here are our 3rd Annual Haiku Poetry Contest 2013 contest winners, high honors poems and other poems and poets we’d like to mention.
Our 1st Place Haiku – 2013 – Prize: $100 Endorphin Warrior Gift Certificate
Blurry through the tears
Fighting to keep composure
This is for Boston
- by Suzann Lankford
Our 2nd Place Haiku – 2013 – Prize: $50 Endorphin Warrior Gift Certificate
slow trickles of sweat
erode yesterday’s tension
lost in this moment
- by Scott Dean
Our 3rd Place Haiku – 2013 – Prize: $25 Endorphin Warrior Gift Certificate
The body limber
Mind empty of attachments
Space and time succumb
- by Paul Roasberry
High Honors
Finish line in sight
Sudden pain chaos noise light
Hero in a hat
Trevor Boylston
The night air is brisk
Cadence is mesmerizing
One more mile to go
Christine Ford
Chrome fork glistening
street lights reflect in water
dance on wet pedals
Jean Pickard
My morning cup brews
I lace up running shoes
The door shuts behind me
Deb Laforest
Early morning run
Just me and the stars at first
Then the sun rises
Abigail Dickinson
Elegant Haiku,
Marrying Form and Function:
the elite runner
Karen LaMartina
mules once plied this path
towing barges filled with goods
I pedal through time
Michael Seese
out the drive I run
health cherished and improving
cancer lost this fight
Sue Monahan
T-shirt drops beside
My shoes; heavy, wet, soaked through.
My victory flag
- Brad Banks
Fifty miles complete.
A very long way to run.
I want a sandwich.
Beth Pretti
Finally, there were a few haikus that we really enjoyed, but each of these were over our requirement of no more than 17 syllables total, so these could not be considered for honors.  Still, we love these expressions, so here they are:
with the full backpack
during summer heat and winter
up the path towards home
Tatjana Debeljacki
Arms slice through water,
Legs burn as wheels whirl through space,
Feet pound to the finish.
Austin Kuba
Auroral leaves pave the trail
a startled rustle
For 6 heartbeats I match the deer
Amy Grace
Thank you again to everyone who participated in this year’s contest.  We hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have.  We greatly appreciate your connection with us.  Warrior On!

четвртак, 24. октобар 2013.

The Moon

adelaide shawAdelaide B. Shaw
andrea eldridge Andrea Eldridge
beth mcfarlandBeth McFarland
christine villaChristine Villa
ed baker
Ed Baker

ed bremsonEd Bremson
ernesto santiago Ernesto B. Santiago
ferris gilliFerris Gilli
heike gewiHeike Gewi

ignatius fayIgnatius Fay
Colin Macdonald
irena szewczyk Irena Szewczyk
judi brannan armbruster Judi Brannan
julie warther Julie Warther
laura hillLaura Hill

linda papanicolaou Linda
manoj saranathan Manoj
marisa fazio Marisa Fazio
mary dawsonMary Dawson
mike rehlingMichael Rehling

pravat kumar padhy Pravat Kumar
Narayan Panda
pris campbell Pris Campbell
rita odeh Rita Odeh
rosanna babcockRosanna Babcock
tattjana debeljackiTatjana