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Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be
The 100 wide-ranging and idiosyncratic poems of Absurdity, Woe Is Me, Glory Be confront, grapple...
If This Were Death
In If This Were Death, Paul Chanel Malenfant mourns the loss of a beloved woman...
Collected Poems
This collection spans almost five decades and contains more than two hundred poems --...
Life in the Singular: Selected Poems
This collection of mental landscapes overflows with visions, some as haunting as half-remembered dreams, nightmarish...
Moon On Wild Grasses
Moon on Wild Grasses, with illustrations by the author, shows the unsuspected scope of a...
The Graph of Roads: Selected Poems 1968-1999
Full of astute observations and subtle reflections, this collection explores the nature of seeing. Rather...
In her new collection, Travis Lane speaks of the 'impermanent elation' that 'a word,/ like a live fish in water, sometimes shows.' The language of Keeping Afloat flashes with wit, sensuousness, and a combination of faith (elation) and skepticism (impermanence). In a time when too many poets favour fragments or the plainest syntax, it's also a relief to read the aphorism.
Keeping Afloat

M. Travis Lane
2001
Keeping Afloat
Where The Sun Shines Best
Thérèse for Joy and Orchestra
Backscatter: New and Selected Poems
Blood Rises
Inside the Pearl
The Weight
Despite My Growling Heart
Bewilderness
The Metamorphoses of Ishtar
Approaches to Absence
The Woman I Am
The Unsaid Passing