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From Longhouse 2010

 

Visit : New & Forthcoming from Longhouse 2011

 

updated December 2010

Longhouse Special Special ~

Longhouse Special Special

 

In less than a month Longhouse will be 40 years old !
A day hasn't gone by where we haven't worked at it.

To help celebrate the 40th anniversary
(and to get to the 50th)
we are offering a treasure chest to draw from

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Send $50 and we will send to you 8 publications
of our choosing from the Longhouse treasure chest...

One-of-a-kind
Booklets, cards, broadsides for framing, books !

And on top of that we'll pay for shipping, too!

free

International orders the only exception so please inquire.

With this, you can gift yourself, or better:
have the bundle shipped to someone else.

Just tell us where to send the gift and we will.

Don't even ask what publications will be sent, that's half the fun.
We're capable of fitting in some real surprises and sizes.

You may pay by credit card, personal check, money order,
or use the easy Paypal account below.

Got a great friend you want to make even greater —
here's your chance.

Mom, Dad, brother, sister, kids, neighbor : "hate poetry"
— try this gift on them.

While supplies last!

Send info, pay us, we'll take care of the rest.

 

 

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NEW & FORTHCOMING
TITLES
BY

CID CORMAN, GLORIA FRYM, MARCIA ROBERTS, DUDLEY LAUFMAN. BOB ARNOLD, TOM CLARK, ED MARKOWSKI, NORMAN SCHAEFER, VASSILIS ZAMBARAS, SIMON VINKENOOG translations, WALTER FRANCESCHI, ROLF DIETER BRINKMANN translations by Mark Terrill, DAVID SHAPIRO, JOSEPH MASSEY, GEORGE EVANS, GEORGE KALAMARAS, JOHN LATTA, DONNA FLEISCHER, JEFFERY BEAM, MICHAEL HETTICH, ANDREW SCHELLING, JOHN BENNETT, ALVARO CARDONA-HINE, RAY DI PALMA, JOHN BRADLEY, BROOKS JOHNSON, MERRILL GILFILLAN AND PAM BROWN & INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH HANNE BRAMNESS, BOB ARNOLD, MERRILL GILFILLAN (another new title), ALVARO CARDONA-HINE translates ANTONIO MACHADO, FARID MATUK, SUSAN BRIANTE, J. P. SEATON. THOMAS A. CLARK

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Back by Popular Demand! more hand-made booklets & jewels ~

Thomas Meyer, Dudley Laufman, Bob Arnold, Austin Smith, Daniel Smith, Tom Clark, Ed Markowski, Marcia Roberts, John Levy, Gloria Frym, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann (trans. Mark Terrill)

Each title is the length & breadth of a chapbook, using far less paper product & waste.

Inquire about purchasing all eight titles at one saving price.

 

 

 

LONGHOUSE BOOKLETS 2010

 


Here's what we've been up to for early summer of hand-making booklets & jewels.

Each title is the length & breadth of a chapbook, using far less paper product & waste!

Inquire about purchasing all eight titles at one saving price.


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Every Month is Poetry Month at Longhouse!

Fresh Titles Now Available

Buy Direct From Longhouse! or

many of these titles may be found on ABE Books, Alibris, Amazon, Biblio and Choosebooks as well!

Due to paper availablility, some Longhouse booklets may change their outer costume colors, but we trust will remain intriguing

 

$3.95 shipping within the US, for the first title except where noted

$1 each additional title

 

Please note where noted some items are postpaid

 

All titles subject to prior sale or price change due to availability. This are extremely limited editions. Thank you ~

 

We accept all major credit cards, Paypal (we can invoice) or check

 

 

Longhouse, Publishers & Booksellers

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Guilford, Vermont 05301

802-254-4242

poetry@sover.net

 

Please visit our complete catalog of titles Longhouse Publications:

UPDATED Longhouse Publications Catalog
This catalog was updated APRIL 2011

 

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john bradley


JOHN BRADLEY. What Is Borne. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

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Bob Arnold. My Sweetest Friend. 2010.

48 pages
hand-sewn wraps
three color text with photographs
$20 / Signed available, please inquire

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eden

Bob Arnold, A Possible Eden. 2010

Bob Arnold's new book of modern fables
With two paintings by the author
Three color text
Limited to fifty copies
Hand-sewn
40 pages

$20 / Signed available, please inquire

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bj

BROOKS JOHNSON. the people of the state of illinois vs brooks johnson. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / postpaid

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PAM BROWN. Sentimental. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / postpaid

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MERRILL GILFILLAN. Treehouse Haibun. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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alvaro cardona-hine

 

ALVARO CARDONA-HINE. Little Songs To Sing While Singing. 2010. Fifteen poems and one painting, "The Blue Barn" by this author who lives in the mountains of northern New Mexico. Lovely three-color booklet with wrap band. Your choice of either signed or unsigned editions. Unsigned $10 / Signed available, please inquire. (International orders kindly inquire)

 

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ray dipalma

RAY DI PALMA. House of Keys. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

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george kalamaras

GEORGE KALAMARAS. Mingus Mingus Mingus. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / postpaid // signed $15 postpaid

 

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donnafleischer

DONNA FLEISCHER. Twinkle, Twinkle. 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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john latta

 

 

JOHN LATTA. A Year (Days Off). 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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john bennett

JOHN BENNETT. Dancing On The Wind. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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Bob Arnold. "Farm Visit". 2010. In three-color showcase, handmade edition. Wraps. $15 / Signed available, please inquire

 

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micbaelhettich

MICHAEL HETTICH. More Than Gratitude. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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bobarnoldbakery

BOB ARNOLD. Bakery. 2010. In three-color fold out performance. $8.95, unsigned / Signed available, please inquire

 

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ANDREW SCHELLING. Arapaho Songbook II. 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $10, unsigned postpaid / Signed available, please inquire

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jefferybeam2

JEFFERY BEAM. Me Moving. 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band.. $10, unsigned, postpaid / Signed available, please inquire

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cccorman

 

Cid Corman. A Language Without Words / copyright 1972, 2010 first published by Byways 6, 1972 : Gerry Loose, Essex, UK. Our ever thanks for Gerry to reprint & bring this one back into the fold. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $10

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save yourself

Bob Arnold. Save Yourself. 2010. In three-color showcase, handmade edition. Wraps. Signed. $20

 

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normanschaefer

 

NORMAN SCHAEFER Little Sierra Nevada Poems / 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. With photograph by Kevin Garner, looking from Lone Pine to Mt. Whitney. $10 / Signed available, please inquire

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zambaras

Vassilis Zambaras IN CREDIBLE EVIDENCE / 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $8.95

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simon vinkenoog

 

 

 

SIMON VINKENOOG  poems: 1950-2006 / Translations by Gerard Bellaart, Frederique Berringer, Louise Landes Levi & Hans Plomp and afterword by Louise Landes Levi. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $10

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massey

 

JOSEPH MASSEY Mock Orange / 2010. A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $8.95

 

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david shapiro

David Shapiro. "To THE EARTH or A LAST POEM". Love Thy Poet Spring Equinox 2010. Three color postcard poem. Limited edition. Signed and unsigned available. Please inquire.

 

walter franceschi

 

Walter Franceschi. A Good Idea. 2010 — A three color fold-out booklet of poems with wrap around band. $7.95

 

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brinkmann

Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, translated by Mark Terrill. Under Glass. 2010 — In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed by the translator Mark Terrill and unsigned editions. $7.95 / Signed available, please inquire

 

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marcia roberts

Marcia Roberts. Collagraphs. 2010 — In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / Signed available, please inquire

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ANNOUNCING ~ JIM CARROLL by TOM CLARK

cover photograph by Mary K.Greer

 

"A poet departs, too soon, and there is a void that will not be filled. From somewhere deep and old the tears well up in the dark night. When I met Jim in 1967 he was seventeen. He had been leading a triple life: high school All-American basketball star, heroin addict/ street hustler, poet."

 

 

The above is from Tom Clark's wee memoir of Jim Carroll newly published from Longhouse for the Spring Equinox 2010. With photographs by Bill Berkson, Mary K. Greer, and Beatrice Murch. In glossy photographic wraps, hand sewn in four colors. Ready to be slipped into your back pocket, or anyone's.

$15 ~ Limited availability

plus $3.95 shipping/handling.

 

 

 

Tom Clark's Jim Carroll is now available from -

Longhouse, Publishers 1604 River Road Guilford, Vermont 05301

802-254-4242

email: poetry@sover.net

[credit card, paypal or check]

 

 

Tom Clark was born in Chicago 1941. Man of letters in poetry, prose, biography and the fine art of proper blogging see: Beyond the Pale. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he then attended Cambridge University and University of Essex before returning to the United States in 1967. A long time resident of the American west, he makes his home with Angelica in Berkeley, California. This is Tom's second Longhouse publication along with Single - Longhouse, 2009.  

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ed markowski

Ed Markowski. A Chinese Box. 2010 — In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

Dudley Laufman

 

Dudley Laufman. Sycthing. 2010 — In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

 

 

GLORIA FRYM

Gloria Frym. Mind Over Matter. 2010 — In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

 

 

Daniel Smith

 

 

Daniel Smith. Fatherland. 2010 — New poems from this midwest farmer & poet detailing generations of hardwork and earned abilities, plus pulling up stakes from one long term family farm in Illinois for Wisconsin. In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

In A Cabin

 

 

 

Bob Arnold. In A Cabin, In A Wood. 2010 — Well over a dozen new poems from the Vermont countryside of daily chores and everlasting love. In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

 

Stone

 

 

Bob Arnold. Villa of Souls. 2010 — A foldout portfolio of Bob Arnold's stonework and photographs from a back woodlot in Vermont. A continuation of his earlier book on stone-building On Stone. This portrait holds both photographs and poems by the poet. In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $10 / signed $20

 

more questions

 

Bob Arnold. More Questions. 2009 — a book for children or the child in the adult, asking the simplest questions often best left unasnwered. In three-color showcase, handmade edition. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $15 / signed $30

 

 

john levy 2009

 

John Levy. Research Regarding Poetry and Driving. 2010

A half dozen new prose poems, some first published in U.K., (Stride) and here at Longhouse on the Longhouse Birdhouse. In three-color fold out performance. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

 

 

 

Tom Clark

 

 

Tom Clark. Single. 2009

A tall three-color foldout folio of new poems by Tom, many drawn by the poet from his blog Tom Clark: Beyond the Pale. A union truly between the screen appearance and paper edition. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95

 

 

Austin Smith

 

Austin Smith. Instructions For HowTo Put An Old Horse Down. 2009

A tall three-color folio of new poems. Austin Smith was born and raised on a family farm in Illinois. The son of the poet Daniel Smith, Austin has had two publications issued from Longhouse: Wheat & Distance and Instructions for How to Put An Old Horse Down. The family have recently moved their good work and farm chores to rural Wisconsin. There are both signed and unsigned editions. $7.95 / signed $20

 

 

 

Bob Arnold

 

Bob Arnold. What Is October. 2009

One poem - 4 1/4 x 6, three-color card, celebrating a season. Ideal for posting or framing. $7.95 / signed $15

 

 

 

Guy Birchard

 

 

Rebel Shoes: a valentine

 

I am only handsome as you

are lovely. I am the djinn

of your heart. We are smart

set of two, a pair of aces, couple

jivin' fools, gifted in the hard art

of going dancing by car.

 

 

 

Guy Birchard. Cigarette Cards. 2009

Eighteen new poems by Guy in this accordion fold-out, three color chaplet with wrap around band. Signed and unsigned editions. $10.00 / signed $25

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Greene

MY POEMS

 

Full of shit

you say?

 

Buddhists say

mud / mire

of lake's bottom

gives lotus its flower.

Jonathan Greene. Feed The Lotus. 2009

 

A dozen new poems by Jonathan in this accordion fold-out, three color chaplet with wrap around band. Unsigned editions & signed. $10.00 / signed $25

 

 

 

 

Thomas Meyer

from CLAIR DE LUNE

 

Might makes right. The music escapes its plot.

Story's tyranny surrenders to a lush chromatic swoon.

An end to civilizations as we know them.

Thank god! Already (and only late spring)

the light belongs to summer.

 

Where thereis a way

there is a will.

daode jing

Not anything moonligt speaks of.

Not the dead. Hillside

at dusk flattens and rises.

No more landscape than pattern.

No more pattern than content.

No more content than form.

No more form than fondness.

 

(continued...)

 

 

Thomas Meyer. Vespers & Clair de Lune. 2009

A tall three-color foldout folio of new poems by Thomas Meyer, two long poems shimmering. There are both signed and unsigned editions. 7.95 / signed $20

 

 

 

 

Andrew Schelling

Protein residue occurs

on 83 knife, flint, & axe edges,

oh the falcons hang,

13,000 years

above a smoky blue cache

what animals the tools scraped,

teb-iinis broken horn

wox niiinon bear teepee

but those peaks there, no, never,

'it is never summer there.'

 

   

 

Andrew Schelling. from the Arapaho Songbook. 2009

A dozen new poems by Andrew, drawn from a longer work-in-progress, in this accordion fold-out, three color chaplet with wrap around band. Signed and unsigned editions. $10.00 / signed $20

 

 

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Jason Clark. Abandoned Kingdoms 1-6. 2009.

Jason's artist notebook of abandoned tree houses from the northern woods —

six portraits on fold-out leaf with the artist's text, and one poem by Bob Arnold. Limited edition. $7.95. Signed $20

 

 

 

gerry loose

soft owl calls in dawn snow just

 

so & snow calling dawn owls in

 

 

 

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the pond's interior has two herons

 

inside I swim slow air

 

 

 

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leaves still on the tree wind mooching

 

as far as they're able I'm rooted here

 

 

Gerry Loose. Starworks. 2009.

 

Gerry on his houseboat, wood's trail, or town walk blown this way from Scotland —

double leaf catch of many many poems. Limited edition $10.00. Signed $25

 

gary hotham

sunrise –

 

a moth that didn't get

 

out of the room

 

 

 

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within hearing —

 

new leaves

 

a day older

 

 

 

~

 

 

 

which star

 

 

which star

 

further

 

Gary Hotham. Sand Over Sand. 2009.

Whether Maryland, Germany, Norway, small poems go with Gary —

this single leaf foldout of a dozen new poems. Limited edition. $8.95. Signed $25

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Arnold MSF

HONOR

 

let me tell you one thing about suicide

 

if a loved one has the guts or the heartbreak

to pull this off, you better have the same to

say this is how it all ended

 

even if you argue with her or him in your mind

every day as you bake bread

rake leaves

drive to work

return library books

tie your shoes

walk a cross walk

mail a letter

split wood

and try to sing in the shower again

 

 

 

Bob Arnold, My Sweetest Friend. 2009

 

A triple brochure wrap of 38 poems as one-long-poem tribute, concerning the sudden loss of an older sister who was once a close childhood friend.Signed. $30

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Porter

 

Bill Porter. The Great Kashgar Bus Convoy. (Longhouse, 2009)

Prose. This account has been edited from a series of 280 two-minute programs on the Silk Road Bill Porter wrote and produced for an English-language radio station in Hong Kong in 1992. We are happy to share this publication with Kyoto Journal. As a translator of ancient Chinese text, Bill Porter is also known as Red Pine. Tall, double three-color booklets in wrap around band. Signed and unsigned. Very limited signed editions available. Unsigned $10 / Signed $30

 

 

 

Rowland

 

 

 

Philip Rowland, someone one once ran away with

 

Fold-out booklet of poems in blue wrapper with wrap around band. $8.95 / Signed $20

[please visit A Longhouse Birdhouse posting Monday, August 17, 2009 for more information]

 

 

nicomedes

I’ve lived my whole life by rivers and seas, and for thirty-five years on the shores of my love for Kristine. Hence the title of this book: “Bodies of Water.” Love poems to Kristine which contain water imagery and poems to rivers, to oceans...  Like a river, this small fold-out book begins with a little fold and extends into a serpentine whole—a ribbon of words. For me water gathers all, especially my love for my soul mate, my muse, my wife and lover, Kristine, with whom I’ve shared, for thirty-five years, the presence of rivers and oceans - the Amazon, the Hillsborough, the Hudson, the Piraí, the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean.

The love poems in this book are taken from a longer book I am selecting of love poems to Kristine, written over these many years and to this day. My love for Kristine was so private, so intimate, that I was inhibited from publishing them, but I have realized how absurd it is to be shy about something so central to my being. Plus, our children are old enough to read about the physical passion I have for their mother!

In love and poetry,

Nicomedes

 

Nicomedes Suarez-Arauz, Bodies of Water

 

 

Love poems and poems of rivers 15 new poems by this poet from the Amazon. One of our largest fold out booklets $15 / Signed $30

 

 

ira cohen

 

Ira Cohen, God’s Mirror / White Poem

Two poem fold out booklet "I woke this morning from a dream..." in wild paisley wrap, one of a kind. Unsigned $12.95 / Signed $40

 

 

 

robin magowan

Abdulqâder Bidel, BIDEL’S RUBÁIÁT

Adaptations by Robin Magowan

 

14 poems adapted by Robin Magowan from the world and mind of Abdulqâder Bidel (1644-1721) in colored wraps, Tibetan and silkscreen variations. Unsigned. $10 / signed by the translator $25

 

 

 

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John Levy, Jimmy's Girlfriends and His Late Mother

In the world of law and order comes this John Levy short story presented as tandem booklet in wrap around band. Very limited. Signed edition $20

 

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Bob Arnold, On Which~Way Trail

Love poems from the woods and the trail. 24 poems wrapped in a variation of handmade covers and endpapers. All with a bent toward different centuries. Very limited and handmade. Unsigned $15 / Signed $20

 

 

 

John Levy cover 1 John Levy cover 2

 

John Levy, The Nightest

 

The largest Longhouse foldout possible, many sheets of twenty poems selected by Bob Arnold and designed in three color tucked into two varied papers, heavy grassland and brown batik. Signed and unsigned wrap around bands. Unsigned $15 / Signed $25

 

Rene Daumal

 

Rene Daumal, Memorables

 

Three color foldout booklet of one long poem Memorables translated by Louise Landes Levi tucked into sky blue papers with signed by the translator and unsigned wrap around band. Unsigned $8.95 / Signed $25

 

 

 

Rafael Cadenas

 

 

 

 

Rafael Cadenas, from Lover

 

14 poems by the Venezzuelan poet Rafael Cadenas and translated by the British native Rowena Hill. Foldout three color sheets in red sky in the morning papers with signed and unsigned wrap around bands. Unsigned $10 / Signed $30

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Celan

PATHS INTO THE SHADOW-RUT

of your hand.

 

From the four-finger-furrow

I root out

petrified blessing

Paul Celan. A Handful of Sleep Seed. Translated by Cal Kinnear.

New translations by Cal Kinnear of the wondrous German-speaking poet and one of the major European voices of the 20th century. Paul Celan was born Paul Ancel in Romania in 1920 who lost both his parents in extermination camp World War II. Celan escaped but was in a labor camp until 1944. He took of the study of German literature after settling in Paris in 1948 which remained his home until his suicide (drowning) in 1970. His influence on world poetry has been resonating ever since.

Three color fold-out accordian booklet stuffed with poems With decorative wrap around band. $10 / Signed by the translator $25

 

 

 

 

Paul Celan Postcard

 

Paul Celan. "Voices"

A Longhouse postcard poem of Paul Celan translated by Cal Kinnear, part of the Longhouse Love Thy Poet More & More...! series. Three color. 4-1/4 x 6. $10

 

 

 

 

Andy Clausen

 

 

Andy Clausen. The Old Wobbly's Prayer.

A worker's song for these troubled CEO-thieving economic times - Andy Clausen speaks to the spirit of good will. Part of the Longhouse Love Thy Poet More & More...! series. Three color. 4-1/4 x 6. $10

 

 

 

 

 

hanne bramness

HOLLY

 

the robin

in the tall shiny

tree

a big plump

wind-fluffed

berry

 

Hanne Bramness. Winter Flowers ~

2009. A companion volume to Flower Pieces by Hanne Bramness published by Longhouse. These near dozen new poems from Norway, translated by the author and Frances Presley. Fold-out format in rose wraps, many colored with band. 10 / signed $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cup

 

Bob Arnold. Cup. Longhouse 2009. Many new poems from a winter ice-age. Handmade and handbound in johnny jump-ups stiff wraps. This many-colored sequence is limited to 50 signed copies. $20

 

 

 

 

Dadu

I tell the truth,

there's no doubt about it -

whoever takes the life of another creature

goes the dark

road to hell.

 

Andrew Schelling, translator. Dadu (1544-1604). 2009. Born in Ahmedabad. Called Dadu Dhayal (the Compassionate), He was a cotton-carder, an occupation in which low-caste Hindus lived at close quarters with Muslims. His Sakhis owe much to Kabir and other North Indian poets. In sparkle gold wraps, many color fold-out with wrap around band. $10 / signed $15

 

 

bear

Stephen Lewandowski. Meeting the Bear. 2009. A Longhouse flip-up booklet. One poem. May be framed or carried in shirt pocket $8.95

 

Louise Landes Levi

 

Louise Landes Levi. word on the street.

2009. Itinerant poet Louise Landes Levi cries out from the street a poem of THOU SHALL NOT KILL to Israel and Hamas in this one long poem fold-out tipped into violet with wrap around band. New and limited. $8.95 / signed $15

 

 

ryokan

Ryokan. I Pass Through This World

Four Seasons of Poetry - 47 poems to be exact - all translated by Dennis Maloney. Longhouse, 2009. Many colored fold-put booklet in golden sleeve. Limited $10

 

 

glade

Bob Arnold, Glade

- from a woodcutter's notebook. Longhouse 2009. This sheaf of poems of work and love, Many colored fold-out booklet wrapped in leaf sleeve with wrap around band. $10 / $15 signed Limited

 

 

pell tanner

Pell Tanner. The Poems I Really Love.

Longhouse, 2009. Introduction by Chinese scholar and poet JP Seaton. 21 poems with a deep chinese influence. Many colored fold-out booklet in Asian screen print sleeve. $15

 

 

 

Andrew Schelling, Lal Ded, b. 1320, Kashmir

Just short of a dozen translated poems that suggest a deep allegiance to the Kashmiri form of Siva worship, in foldout chaplet style and bound in elegant screenprint wraps with textual band. $15

 

 

 

 

 

Siimon Petkovich, Forests of Clarity

 

Siimon is not a typo but a real one, heritage part Croatian/part Australian and brought forth here in a 19 poem booklet to announce the Longhouse new year of 2009. $8.95

 

 

 

 

 

Whit Griffin, Wanhope

: certainly native spiritual and maybe supernatural poems of the earth To feel so much despair amid / this beauty is a curse. Wondrous chapbook clutch of poems wrapped in bled blue papers

$10 / very limited signed $15

 Wanhope

 

To feel so much despair amid
this beauty is a curse. A laugh
over roasting meat, one stranger
with another. Joyous in the promise
of peaceful death; no more hovering
over cold fire.

Why won't this damn stone speak?

You can look at a newly sprouted pea
and imagine there is a creator behind
it. But all you find is dirt and water.

On the road to Ophir, gallant in deceitful
sunlight. Proof of a lost cause. The useless
thought of sitting for a portrait. No one
should know what we looked like.

the quiet garden is green
and looks out on blue
leaning on the slope
it inclines to the sea

 

Thomas A Clark, The Quiet Garden

: the fourth Longhouse booklet by one of Scotland's finest ~ cut glass poems as silent as they come.

$8.95 / very limited signed $15

 

 

Michael Mauri, Florida Turnips

: forester and poet Michael Mauri spins a true tale of western Massachusetts nuclear power and resistance through historical, imaginary and real figures. One long poem folded up into Bodhi leaf wraps

$12 / very limited signed $15

 FLORIDA TURNIPS

(Monroe and Florida, Massachusetts)

 

Lunchtime, hanging with the NUKE-lear crew
beer and a paper-plate of potato chips
at Pixie's Depot hoping-no
dust falls-out on me
talking on background
radiation, show
you their film-badge
cracker-jacks, sinister glow
iso-TOPE
bottom-shelf-liqueurs
a badge you can drink? A juke-box and backdrop
a turkey-hunting video
on the TV screens
women start unzipping jeans
on their way to the restroom
a man orders six or seven beers;
things are pretty casual around here.

[...continues...]

 QUESTION

 

In your eyes, child, I saw the question you could not
speak either, the question you fled from
with movements cut out of happy days you had never seen
only inherited from the vast darkness beneath us
Your joy that resembled weeping, jumps and leaps
resembling a landslide
of light and voices, small as you were
You ran in and out of rooms
with energy that never dwindled

I saw in your eyes, child, pain that you did not know
anything about, howls you pushed millimeters away
edges of drops you balanced on, vacantly. How
could I imagine a way into your
submarine forests of grass
or meet you
in cold, uninitiated cathedrals

 
 

Lars Amund Vaage, The Institution Poems

: the Norwegian novelist and poet's second collection with us - facing the hardships and duties of a loved one. Many poems wrapped up into royal papers. $15 / very limited signed $20

 

 

Gerald Hausman, Bokeelia

: from coastal Florida, hidden away with turtles, lizards and moon filled ponds, comes this poet's first book of poems in twenty years. A lot of poems tucked up and away in this seaside beauty

$10 / very limited signed $15

 

Meeting Geronimo at Dunkin Donuts

 

The guy sitting next to me looks
like Geronimo.
We drink our coffee, in silence.
Black no sugar no cream.
He turns to me, "Who's your favorite conductor?"
"Railroad?" I ask.
"Symphony, man."
"I don't know."
He says, "For me, Ormandy,
Fiedler, Leinsdorf, Ozawa."
I tell him: "I stood next to Seiji Ozawa, once."
His eyebrows raise. "Yeah, what'd he look like?"
"Small, intense, nice hair."
"You ever see Ormandy?"
"I lived down the street from him."
"Yeah, what's he look like?"
"Old man in a heavy overcoat."
We sip black coffee, in silence.
He says, "You see Ormandy, tell him I said hello."
"Ormandy's dead."
"No, way. He's still trodding the earth
just like Geronimo."

 Rose

In every garden there is a rose
like the red mouth of a child
forming words to itself
or a kind smile
which lacks intent

 
   

Hanne Bramness, Flower Pieces

: from Norway, the flowers and one poet there. We think an absolute gem. Many poems folded up into fern etched wraps

$10 / very limited signed $20

 
   

Bob Arnold, the gardener says...

: one long poem of many small poems - really for children, or the one in you - folded all up into actual flower petaled handmade papers

$10 / very limited signed $15

hours before the rain
you walk out into the gardens
dreamy, as if something is coming
Music & poetry, Sarasvati has two breasts
One's sweet at first sip
the other, well, you need to
chew it a while.

 
   

Andrew Schelling / Anonymous, from the Sanskrit

:in the morning mail one day came these two new translation surprises from the ancient lovers by Andrew, and by the afternoon we had the little booklet sized up and printed pretty, and he had copies back in Colorado in a day or two giving them away, the only way

$10

 

 

 

Cid Corman, The Next One Thousand Years

The Selected Poems and Translations of this internationally acclaimed poet, translator, and editor of the seminal journal Origin - edited by Ce Rosenow & Bob Arnold, Longhouse, 2008. 224 pages. $15 (plus s/h). Distribution exclusively through Longhouse

 

Pir Zia Inayat-Khan &
Peter Lamborn Wilson

 

GHAZAL FROM THE
DIVAN-I GHALIB 

                  1

Surely not every lovely face has been revealed
               in tulip or rose. There must
be at least a few still sealed
                  in dust.

 

 

 

                  3

The Daughters of Atlas modestly veil themselves all day
               their nakedness hid by light:
so whence this lewd display
                  by night?

 

 

 

                  12

If I approach her door, then how could I retort
               to the insults she'll unleash? -
my prayers all spent on the porter
                  as bakhsheesh!

 

Wilson, Peter Lamborn and Pir Zia Inayat-Khan. Ghazal from the Divan-i Ghalib. Fine firebrand red with floating cloud band. Three color fold-out booklet. No one's like Peter Lamborn Wilson to yesterday into today, exquisite selection of poems here. New and limited. $10 or / Signed $15

 

 

Walter Franceschi Little Satori. Fine kidding paper wraps with floating cloud band. Three color fold-out booklet.The Italian poets first book! New and limited. $8.95

Walter Franceschi

 

Little Satori

 

 CHINA IN THE EARLY MORNING

I have just been in China
for a space of time as long
as it has taken two Chinese
girls to walk past me.
 

 

 

 

LITTLE SATORI

Beauty
is a sudden
thing.

 


 GREAT BRITAIN IN FLORENCE AFTER A RAINY DAY

on a damp sidewalk

in the process of drying

a Great-Britain-shaped spot

Bob Arnold


Dream Come True

 

CONTAGIOUS

 

Just the way your loose
Hair sweeps your cheek
Loosens me

 

 


 

 

 SUNLIGHT

 


Doesn't it feel like it is
There for you when you
Sit in the room with it

 

 

 

NOTORIOUS
He's the town crazy
And we've been in town only five seconds
And he's found us

 

 

 

   

 

Bob Arnold. Dream Come True

20 fold-out poems wrapped in Japanese handmade iris paper in Lokta band. An expanded edition from the tel-let 2001. More poems and one correction! Signed $15

 

 

Forrest Gander, translator. Three Spanish Poets ~ Marcos Canteli, Carlos Pardo, Elena Medel

Forrest Gander has assembled three young Spanish poets born between 1974 and 1985, all who have published internationally with books or in anthologies. We offer here a fine selection from all three poets translated by the poet Forrest Gander, English text. Brown bark wraps with decorative wrap around band. $10.

 

Three Spanish Poets
Marcos Canteli Carlos Pardo Elena Medel
Translated by Forrest Gander

 

Elena Medel ~ from Tara

 

The Kids Who Die

 

The kids who die
can choose between jumping during the day on lovely
                    concrete beds or eating the sheets really slowly
                    with their eyes closed, blissful.
The privilege of flannel. Two hundredth parts of fear
                    for letting go of their hand: along the avenue they clutch
for the tips of my fingers, nipping at me, Mama.
Already my legs are shot and I sing in an undertone, looking for
                    a place near my father, so they fall together with me
                    before entering the house.
What a blast in the vestibule: I'm so mellow, I couldn't die.
I have friends without dreams or pajamas. They smell the coming
festival and convert their thermometers
into a good night song, and they've died and nevertheless,
they put equal faith in January and in the windows, in the voice
                    of snow.
Life's like that for kids who die. Cushy. Pretty
                    sweet. Such a pleasure, extinguishing childhood

Hoa Nguyen


What Have You

 

THE PROBLEM

 

The problem with the lights and the
smell of apples          rotting sliced apples
I put into the lights
cleaning them out
in order to see better          not a good spot
for apples

I talked to the invasive tree
how to replace China Berry          Poison ivy
Running bamboo          humans          Literally
knocking it over          crack the big limb
how to restore          as in the children's book
looking for the ordinary snortle pig       
plants          animals and homes equally numbered

Peed in the backyard           long black skirt
to mark this mine
I talked to the tree          pee smell
for raccoons and possum natives

Death is the return to the mother
return to the wet place

Our local creek: Boggy
my fear of it          stagnant smell          trash
and rats          nesting lesser herons           rocks and
bottle tops

Water sample August 4, 2006       
North Boggy Creek at Airport Blvd.
Nitrate 2.08                    BAD
Phosphate .07                     POOR

Sinking           reading of massive phyto-plankton
& algae bloom
Hypoxic zone          Gulf of Mexico dead zone
Sized larger than New Jersey

August Perseids seen
from the stoop

 

 

Hoa Nguyen. What Have You, 2008

A fat booklet of new poems by Hoa - one of our largest booklets to date. 3 fold-out scroll sheets tucked up into lovely Asian screenprint with cloud wrap around band. Both unsigned and signed editions. Unsigned $15.95 / Signed $25

 

Mark Terrill. Superabundance

A native of California and former merchant seaman who has been writing, translating and scraping by in Europe since the early 1980s. We offer here a sheaf of nine new poems in pumpkin wraps with decorative band. $10

Mark Terrill


Superabundance

 

A POEM FOR THE REAR GUARD

 

Along about the time
              freedom
became a product
              and war
the currency with which
that product could
allegedly
              be purchased
the gypsies
packed up their things
              and hit the road
and the dust
kicked up by their horses
              slowly settled
on the tables outside
the Café des Despotes
where this poem
              was found
scrawled on a
wine-stained tablecloth
in the crepuscular evening
of one of the last days
              on earth.

 Nicolas Born


The Bill for Room 11

Translated from the German by Mark Terrill

 

Landscape with Large Car

 

With such a large car we have to get through
             dead                 or alive
in back of the neck music
                                       which never stops
sweet air of Montana bitter air of Missouri
             our coats flap as though we were on the run
we tank up
             dogcatchers roam about
us in the side glances of the cowboys
us in the generous shadow of an airplane
us outside the line of fire in Chicago
             we shake William Fulbright's hand
                          we ghost through Arkansas
we visit the grave of a poet during our lifetime
green all around with just a tinge of yellow
the demonstration runs in the flames of Phoenix
we are a point which moves itself westwards
we are not Americans
             but belong to them
a sheriff forces us to stop
no we haven't picked up any black hitchhiker
we are not horse thieves albeit Germans
our politeness is the politeness of foreigners
                                       we're moving faster
we mean we're roaring
                                       wrapped up in sweet air
and in a music that never stops
                                       we get old very slowly
many thanks Pentagon
for this statistical delay-effect

 

Nicolas Born. The Bill for Room 11

A fine selection of poems from this 20th century German master translated by Mark Terrill in violet wraps with double-sided printed wrap around band. $10

 

 

Dale Smith. Wild Chickens. Fine orange or leather color wraps with floating cloud band. Three color fold-out booklet.The Austin-slinger's latest selection of poems! New and limited. $8.95 / Signed $15

Dale Smith

 

Wild Chickens

 

 Such a Blue

 

Branches break the sky with pagan stillness.
                    Sap moves. The wood's
                    nodes will spread
                                        into summer mulberry.
There are so many things
                    alive right now
                    in the ancient sunlight.
Listen to grackles.
Listen to song birds
                    and their sudden shifts
of attention.
                    Such a blue goes far
                    beyond their limbs.

Anne Waldman

Mammalian

 

the tree is the repository
its aspen leaves turn yellow
the tray is the mesa

 

 

 

 

civilization is laceration
the hurricane is relentless
the masters are exposed

 

 

 

 

the light is your discourse
the globe will be ablaze
the horizon travels

 

 

Anne Waldman. Mammalian. Longhouse (late 2007). Handbag pink Lokta wraps with floating cloud band. Three color fold-out booklet. Poems short & absorbing found world-wide with this traveler along the trail. New and limited. $12.95 / Signed $15

 

Han Shan / Translations by J. P. Seaton / art by Jerome Seaton My Home's A Hole. Fine and bright with Lokta band. Three color extensive fold-out booklet in Bodha leaf paper. New and limited. A pattern of poems by the Cold Mountain legend with commentary by noted Chinese scholar and poet J. P. Seaton. $15 or / Signed $20

Han Shan ~ My Home's A Hole

 

Translations by J. P. Seaton

 

 I

My father and mother were thrifty, hard workers.
The grain fields, the vegetable plots they left me,
are good as any man's.
My wife keeps the loom click-clacking,
My boy can goo-goo with the best.
I can clap the time for the flowers to dance to,
or just sit and listen to the birds when they sing.
And who should come by from time to time
to sigh their admiration?
The woodcutters do!

 

~ This poem gets a little extra buzz from the fact that the woodcutter was a heroic legendary figure among Taoists and other romantic folks seeking the joys of rural retirement, maybe because he is free, self employed as a provider of a renewable resource that everyone always needs (for cooking, heating, tool making and building). The new farmer Han Shan proudly claims a place in their company here. Pretty soon we'll watch Han Shan the Romantic back to the earther discover that farming involves a lot of hard work and a whole lot more good luck than woodcutting. Maybe the farmer Han Shan knew all this, and his persona here is meant to set us up to suffer the inevitable hard times that will soon come hangin' 'round his cabin door.

 

 Simon Pettet

 

FEAST OR FAMINE

 

A Spectre

for Brenda Coultas

My dear,
It's lovely to linger near
the scenes of the earth,

to be near,
to hear
what you have to say,

what pours forth ceaselessly
from your garrulous mouth(s)

in these latter days
(which we won't call these latter days!),

to scrutinize and survey
your glossolalia,

to see you
to see what you do

I'm here.

 

Simon Pettet. Feast Or Famine. Fine winter sky blue with floating cloud band. Three color fold-out booklet. Dance the day away with a survivor's latest selection of poems. New and limited. $8.95. Signed $15

 

Cid Corman, Karmal Fudge Or Just Plain Sludge

 

Based on Bhatrihari, edited from the unpublished OF, volumes four and five, by Bob Arnold, literary executor for Cid Corman. New in roaring red Lokta paper, three color throughout accordion wraps in decorative wrap around band. $10

 

 

Cid Corman


KARMAL FUDGE OR JUST PLAIN SLUDGE

 

4.

Do your damnedest
you aint done nothin' yet.

 

 

 

 

10.

Poet - let
the words you have lived
give life to others

and you will have lived
beyond all other
poetry.

 

 

 

 

14.

Fools and sages
learn to put up
with each other
best silently.

 

   
   
Mariah Fox. i am i

Fold-out with text by the artist of six original color paintings. Subject matter ranging from Andy Warhol to Basquiat, Bob Marley, Jim Morrison and others. Two editions unsigned in tan wraps with wrap around band and signed in turquoise Lokta wraps with wrap around band. Unsigned $7.95 / Signed $12

 

 

 

 

Bob Arnold. 'birches'. Flip-up booklet. New and limited. Signed $12

 

 

 


Arnold, Bob, editor ~ Origin, Sixth Series The Complete Issues, Quartet and the Coda ~ Longhouse, 2008 First edition / CD-Rom E-book Origin Sixth Series quartet & Coda (five issues in all) published as a PDF e-book on CD with nearly 250 contributors and a whalloping 1,700 colorful pages of poetry, prose, art and photographs. After nearly a year of free reading of the series from our website, now is your chance to own your own copy. Poetry / Anthology / CD-Rom E-book 29572 : $20 (+ $2.50 s/h)

Please have a look and see if this beauty can fit into your teaching plans, as well as a title to interest friends, colleagues and all libraries. We'd love it if other poets, readers & teachers took up the CD anthology as a companion.

System requirements: the PDF files with high quality resolution best read with Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later version / Windows with Autorun capability / Mac users please first link to Origin-Introduction.pdf for bookmark navigation / Table of Contents now with bookmark links

Decorative CD in C-Pak

 

To avoid confusion amongst the purists, we have prepared ORIGIN, Sixth Series as a tribute to Cid Corman. No one in his right mind is attempting to do Origin the way Cid would. Impossible. For a rousing history of Origin, please read A Gist of Origin edited by Cid Corman.

This sixth series is a four-issue Origin-set that leafed out during the Spring months of 2007, culminating with a 'coda' issue in December. It is the very last of Origin, ever.

A small part of this series had Cid Corman's personal touch ~ in particular, some of the feature poets names chosen. After Cid's passing, poets were then gathered by editor Bob Arnold as more a celebration to poetry and for Cid. It has became a leafy canopy of many poets from around the world ~ ancients to the remarkably young ~ and all of the set is published as a PDF file. It's meant to read on the screen, and more, to be now shared as an e-book on CD.
shed in attractive printed booklets available from our press.

The Origin set reaches 1,700 pages, with 250 artists & poets strong.
Origin Poets & Artists:

Dobree Adams ~ Rae Armantrout ~ Bob Arnold / Origin Feature 1~ Carson Arnold ~ Susan Arnold ~ Ed Baker ~ Amiri Baraka ~ Jeffery Beam ~ Franco Beltrametti ~ Jan Bender ~ John Bennett ~ Sophia Bentinck ~ Carol Berge ~ Romulo Bernardo / trans. Janine Pommy Vega ~ Guy Birchard ~ Kevin Bowen ~ John Bradley / Cheng Hui ~ Hanne Bramness ~ Alan Brilliant ~ Rolf Brinkmann ~ David Brinks ~ Maggie Brown ~ Pam Brown ~ David Budbill ~ Clifford Burke ~ Bobby Byrd ~ Alex Caldiero ~ Alvaro Cardona-Hine ~ Hayden Carruth ~ Sean Casey ~ Beth Chasse ~ David-Baptist Chirot ~ Cid Corman Letters to Judith Binder ~ Cid Corman Letters to Louise Landes Levi ~ Carson Cistulli ~ Laurie Clark ~ Thomas A. Clark ~ Andy Clausen ~ Steve Clay ~ Ira Cohen ~ Marcel Cohen / trans. Cid Corman ~ Jack Collom ~ Rita Corbin ~ Cid Corman ~ Shizumi Corman ~ Arlene Corwin ~ Robert Creeley ~ Simon Cutts ~ Rene Daumal ~ Tsering Wangmo Dhompa ~ Jim Dodge ~ Kim Dorman ~ Ray Drew ~ Reidar Ekner ~ Theodore Enslin / Origin Archive ~ Rita degli Esposti / trans. by Coco Gordon ~ George Evans ~ Clive Faust ~ Alec Finlay ~ Ian Hamilton Finlay / Origin Archive Feature ~ Dennis Formento ~ Walter Franceschi ~ Gloria Frym ~ Forrest Gander / translations of Marcos Canteli, Carlos Pardo & Elena Medel ~ Megan M. Garr ~ Jacqueline Gens ~ Sergio Geyda / trans. George Evans & Daisy Zamora ~ Man Giac / trans. Kevin Bowen ~ David Giannini ~ Michael Gizzi ~ Peter Gizzi ~ Jesse Glass ~ Lyle Glazier ~ Charles Goodrich ~ Kirpal Gordon ~ Elio Grasso / Franco Beltrametti ~ Sam Green ~ Jonathan Greene ~ Sam Grolmes ~ Sam Hamill ~ Marie Harris ~ Caroline Hartge ~ Terry Hauptman ~ Gerald Hausman ~ Kris Hemensley ~ David Hess ~ Michael Hettich ~ David Hinton / Wei Ying-wu ~ Mikhail Horowitz ~ Gary Hotham ~ Kuan Hsiu / trans. J. P. Seaton ~ Stefan Hyner ~ Brenda Iijima ~ Erling Inreeide ~ Lisa Jarnot ~ Tom Jay ~ Brooks Johnson ~ Kent Johnson ~ Greg Joly ~ Hettie Jones ~ George Kalamaras ~ Lenore Kandel ~ Yoshie Kaneiri ~ Eliot Katz ~ Judy Katz-Levine ~ Cralan Kelder ~ Miyazawa Kenji / trans. Gerald Hausman & Kenji Okuhira ~ Miyazawa Kenji / trans. Hiroaki Sato ~ Kit Kennedy ~ Bill Knott ~ James Koller ~ Richard Kostelanetz ~ Mark Kuniya ~ Joanne Kyger ~ John Latta ~ Alan Lau ~ Dudley Laufman ~ Gary Lawless ~ Ursula K. Le Guin ~ Joseph Lease ~ Louise Landes Levi ~ John Levy ~ Chung Ling ~ Khong Lo / trans. Kevin Bowen ~ Ron Loewinsohn ~ Gerard Malanga ~ Jerry Martien ~ Stephen-Paul Martin ~ John Martone / Origin Feature 3 ~ Joseph Massey ~ Sebastian Matthews ~ Farid Matuk ~ Michael Mauri ~ Howard McCord ~ Duncan McNaughton ~ Tim McNulty ~ Nora Mehrhoff ~ Charlie Mehrhoff / Origin Feature 2 ~ Yuan Mei / trans. J. P. Seaton ~ Richard Meltzer ~ Henri Michaux / trans. Cid Corman ~ David Miller ~ Sabine Miller ~ Billy Mills ~ Peter Money ~ Tom Montag ~ Barbara Moraff ~ Giuseppe Moretti ~ Sheila Murphy ~ Eileen Myles ~ Vivek Narayanan ~ Hoa Nguyen / Origin Feature 4 ~ Lorine Niedecker / Origin Archive ~ Mike O'Connor ~ Mike / Hermit-Sage Tradition O'Connor / Hermit-Sage Tradition ~ Josip Osti / trans. Barbara Subert ~ Maureen Owen ~ Richard Owens ~ Ron Padgett ~ Shin Yu Pai ~ Ethan Paquin ~ Jenny Penberthy ~ Omar Perez Lopez / trans. Kristin Dykstra & Nick Lawrence ~ John Perlman ~ Will Petersen ~ Stephen Petroff ~ Simon Pettet ~ Denis Philippe / trans. Cid Corman ~ Janos Pilinszky / trans. Cid Corman ~ Plucked Chicken / Origin Archive ~ Verandah Porche ~ Meredith Quartermain ~ Peter Quartermain ~ Jerry Reddan ~ Tangram ~ Peter Riley ~ Marcia Roberts ~ Elizabeth Robinson ~ Janet Rodney ~ Martin Jack Rosenblum ~ Ce Rosenow ~ Michael Rothenberg ~ Gail Roub ~ Philip Rowland ~ Eero Ruuttila ~ Albert Saijo ~ Nanao Sakaki ~ Frank Samperi ~ Edward Sanders ~ Charles Sandy ~ Steve Sanfield ~ Santoka / trans. Scott Watson ~ Aram Saroyan ~ Leslie Scalapino ~ Andrew Schelling ~ Silke Scheuermann ~ George Schneeman ~ Maurice Scully ~ J. P. Seaton ~ Jerome Seaton ~ Fred Jeremy (F. J.) Seligson ~ Sengai / trans. Cid Corman ~ Han Shan / trans. J. P. Seaton ~ David Shapiro ~ Gail Sher ~ Kazuko Shiraishi / trans. Yumiko Tsumura & Samuel Grolmes ~ Eleni Sikelianos ~ John Sinclair ~ Austin Smith ~ Daniel Smith ~ Patricia Smith ~ Dale Smith / Origin Feature 4 ~ Gary Snyder / Origin Archive Feature ~ Clemens Starck ~ Rose Styron ~ Nicomedes Suarez-Arauz ~ John Suiter ~ Robert Sund ~ Arthur Sze ~ John Taggart ~ Ishii Tatsuhiko / trans. Hiroaki Sato ~ Mark Terrill ~ Nguyen Quang Thieu / trans. Kevin Bowen ~ Sophia Thor ~ Tony Tost ~ John Tranter ~ Tree Hugger ~ Yumiko Tsumura ~ Gael Turnbull ~ Lars Amund / trans. Hanne Bramness Vaage ~ Blanca Varela / trans. Roberto Tejada ~ Laki Vazakas ~ Janine Pommy Vega ~ John Vieira ~ Anne Waldman ~ Catherine Walsh ~ Phyllis Walsh ~ Scott Watson ~ James L. Weil ~ Michael Dylan Welch ~ Robert West ~ Philip Whalen / Origin Archive ~ J. D. Whitney ~ Wild Hawthorn Press / Origin Archive ~ Peter Lamborn Wilson / Pir Zia Inayat-Khan ~ Laura Winter ~ Jane Wodening ~ Peter Yovu ~ Daisy Zamora ~

 


 

Longhouse 2007 titles

 

 

Thomas A. Clark. Grey.

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of poems, large sheet edition. In blue/grey by the sea cover with floating cloud wrap around band. $8.95 / Signed edition $15

 

 

Cid Corman. NY 1934

Postcard poem. 4-1/4 x 5-1/2. Three color. In the Love Thy Poet More! series. $10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Arnold. Another one of those true stories from poetry land.

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of prose. In gold twinkle cover with Lokta paper wrap around band. Signed edition $12

 

 

Bob Arnold. Make Do

Postcard poem. 4-1/4 x 5-1/2. Three color. The last card in the Love Thy Poet series, this being #60. Signed by the poet $10

 

 

Bob Arnold. "every tower teeters"

Postcard poem. 4-1/4 x 5-1/2. Three color. The premier card in the Love Thy Poet More! series. Signed by the poet $10

 

 

Cid Corman as poet and translator

Cid Corman. New Proverbs.

Snow white slip card. Three color. $7.95

 

Rumi / Cid Corman, translator. "What can I do - friends?"

Golden speckled slip card. Three color. $7.95

 

 

 

 

John Taggart. Precise Notation.

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of poems, large sheet edition. In turned leaf foliage cover with floating cloud wrap around band. $8.95 / Signed edition $15

 

Omar Perez. Fleet Star.

Translated by Kristin Dykstra and Nick Lawrence. Three color fold out accordion style booklet of many new poems by this Cuban poet. Prepared exclusively with Longhouse by the translator Kristin Dykstra. Revolution red wraps with cloud band. Bilingual edition. $10 / signed edition by translator Kristin Dykstra $15

Joanne Kyger. All Over The Place

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of a one poem tribute to Cid Corman. Lokta leaf wrapper with like texture band.One of only 24, very limited signed $20

 

 

 

Ursula K. Le Guin. Four Different Poems.

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of four new poems by this west coast and planetary legend in the poetries and science fiction fields. Lokta texture wrap around band. $10 / One of only 24, very limited signed $20

 

 

Rae Armantrout. Concentrate

Three color fold out accordion style booklet of new poems in texture wrap, with cloud pattern wrap around band. $15.95 / One of 24 only, very limited signed $30

 

 

 

 

Leslie Scalapino. No.

Three color 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 decorative card. Unsigned $10 / One of 24 very limited signed by the poet. $15

 

 

 

Elizabeth Robinson. from Blue Heron.

Three color fold out accordion booklet in indigo wraps with floating cloud band. Unsigned $8.95 / very limited edition signed $12

 

 

 

Jeffery Beam. Gospel Earth II

1 of 50 copies. A dozen poems continuing the cycle from the poet's earlier Longhouse publication Gospel Earth. Three color fold out accordion style booklet in Lokta texture wrap around band with an extra poem on the back of the band. $8.95 / very limited signed $12

 

 

J. D. Whitney. Cousins

1 of 50 copies. A dozen short poems on fold out accordion style booklet. Three color with attractive wrap around band. $8.95


 

 

Jane Wodening. Following Frogs

1 of 50 copies. Two stories in fold out accordion style booklet. Three color with decorative wrap around band. $8.95



 

 

Cralan Kelder. City Boy

1 of 50 copies. Four page accordion-style fold out in children's wrapping paper cover. Three color. An attractive wrap around band $10

 

Alex Caldiero. Islander

1 of 50 copies. Four page accordion style fold out. Three color. An attractive wrap around band $8.95

ok

 

 

 

 


 

Edward Sanders. Persephone's Mouth.

Mossy by the creek Lokta wrap with paper cloud band, you can just feel Spring! With three color two sheet fan fold-out text of five poems spanning personal, domestic and political of this far-ranging rover. Plus art work by the poet! The fountain is still there $12

 

 

 

 

Patricia Smith. Almost.

Darkness crepe wrap cover stock with Lokta band. A single poem and sheet fan fold-out dedicated to Cindy Sheehan ~ mother to mother, so to speak. Three color text right on the cusp of almost.$10

 

 

David Budbill. Nine Taoist Poems.

Gold sparkle wrap cover with Lokta band. Two Vermont poets put their heads together as Bob Arnold edits up nine Taoist poems written by David Budbill from his mountain recluse home. Three color single sheet fan fold-out of poems that just empty the way. $8.95 / signed edition by the poet $15

 

 

Daisy Zamora. A Diego Rivera On Valencia Street.

Bull-charging red Lokta wrap and band, quite a charge! With three color two-sheet fan fold-out text of six poems written in English and Spanish, translated by George Evans & Daisy Zamora. $10

 

 

 

PROPOSAL

 

Now that we've come back
             from that dream
      we went on scattering
it along a path we chose without
                                          knowing,
let's collect the pieces
             shining in the depths
of memory like stars
                        in deepest night.

             Let's gather the dispersed
splendor fragments into a lamp
             to illuminate our faces,
and light, at least, a small bonfire
             to shelter us against the wild.

 

 Translation George Evans & Daisy Zamora

 

Austin Smith. Wheat and Distance.

Blue sky wrap cover with Lokta band and back side poem attached. This single sheet fan fold-out of haiku by a young Midwestern master in three color text, and twenty poems, makes for a rightful companion. $8.95

 

 

 

David Hinton, translations. Wei Ying-wu

 

Heralding the transition into the second phase of T'ang Dynasty poetry - which is known for its introspective and experimental poetries - noted translator David Hinton selects a half dozen poems and a revelatory introduction to the poetry, times, and life of this rivers-and-mountains poet. Extracted from a large anthology of classical Chinese Poetry that will be issued from FSG in 2008. A well packed illuminated one! Covering from Shih Ching (@1500BCE) to the end of the Sung Dynasty (1200 CE). Printed on Van Gogh fields yellow cover wrap with Lokta band. Three color text, illustrated. $12.95

 

 

 

 

 

Lars Amund Vaage. The Sheep Farmer Poem.

One of our thickest fold-out offerings yet, from this excellent Norwegian writer, translated by Hanne Bramness. In heavy decorative leaf cloth wrap with Lokta band. These poems follow on foot and trail the comings and goings and life of a sheep farmer in the wilds of Norway. A true world! $15

 

 

Miyazawa Kenji. Blue Haze.

Translated by Kenji Okuhira & Gerald Hausman. Gold sparkle wrap cover with Lokta band. Single sheet fan fold-out of five poems translated by the poet Gerald Hausman and Japanese companion Kenji Okuhira make an exquisite edition to this luminous poet's world. Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933) was a devout Buddhist with a life long activist's passion for the peasant life of the Iwate region, better known as the Tibet of Japan. $10 / signed edition by the translator Gerald Hausman $12

 

 



Robert Sund. from Taos Mountain.


Robert Sund was a quiet legend of the Pacific Northwest. This selection of poems is from the poet's newest book Taos Mountain, Poet's House Press, and is published with gracious permission and unity with the Robert Sund Poet's House Trust - www.poetshousetrust.org. In heavy decorative leaf cloth wrap with Lokta band. An exquisite little gem. $12.95

 

 

 

Kent Johnson. I Once Met.


One of 75. Our largest and tallest booklet yet! from the world-wide traveling mind of grand adventures and some mishaps by Kent Johnson. In tall gold sparkle wrap with sky blue endpapers and gold thread sewn. Very limited numbers, some of which are signed by the author. Catch it while it's hot. $40 signed [ + $3.50 shipping & handling]

 

 

from I Once Met :

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I once met Robert Duncan. This was in Milwaukee, and I was just becoming curious about poetry. He had just read at Woodland Pattern, and I was--amazing though it now seems--one of five or seven people in the audience. Robert, this is Kent, said Karl Gartung. Kent, Robert Duncan. One of his eyes was looking at me, while the other, his glass eye, looked elsewhere in the distance. He was wearing a large, dark hat and a great cape, too. Well then: Why did you come? he said, in a kind of thousand year-old growl. I was, I believe, 20 or 21. I don't know, I said, I think it was your poem, "Oftentimes a Meadow Is Permitted to Come Back to Me" It is wonderful, I sometimes read that poem to myself out loud. I have it in an anthology called The American Poetries of the New, I said. You mean The New American Poetry, said Karl, And the poem is called Yes, yes! I interrupted loudly, That's the title of the book, The New American Poetry! And then I said, Have you also written books, Mr. Duncan, because I would like to read more of your poetry. He slowly turned (I can see it plainly still) his hatted head towards Karl. He was, more or less, in profile. And his glass eye now stared, very oddly, straight at me. And I don't really recall anything after that.

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I once met Carl Rakosi. This was in 1992, at Orono, after I'd presented a paper about Louis Zukofsky's 80 Flowers. I'd just published an essay on Rakosi in a fat book about him, from the National Poetry Foundation, wherein I contrasted his prosody with that of Wallace Stevens, a topic that on the surface of it, seems admittedly a bit ridiculous. I'd had a few drinks at the cash bar right before and was feeling fine, quite confident, at ease in my skin. Young man, I just loved your talk, said Rakosi, already then 90 years old, I believe. Good job. And I know Louis would have been totally delighted I smiled. Well, thank you, Mr. Rakosi, I said, That certainly means a lot to me. And I thought it showed promise, too, said Charles Bernstein, out of nowhere, somewhat assertively extending his hand to me. I'm sure this is a great moment for you, to meet Carl Rakosi, isn't it? I reached out, squeezed Bernstein's hand, looked him in the eyes, and said, Yes, it certainly is, Charles. And one day, when you look back on things, you'll realize that this was an actually great moment for you, too. I laughed, casually, and Rakosi squinted his twinkling eyes and laughed merrily, as well. And Armand Schwerner laughed, and Michael Heller laughed, and Keith Tuma did, too. And so did Marjorie Perloff, though I noticed she caught herself and stopped. Bernstein looked at Bob Perelman, who'd been on my panel, and then at Barrett Watten, who had asked me a long question involving Schoenberg, dodecaphony, and Russian Formalism, and then at, I think, Bruce Andrews, and said seargeant-like, OK, let's go to lunch. And so they did, very unsmiling, out the door, the four in a kind of platoon line. And Carl Rakosi grabbed my ear and tugged at it, still giggling, like a grandfather lovingly teasing a suddenly found bastard son, one with a small attitude problem, but showing some promise, nevertheless.

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Tsering Wangmo Dhompa. A long absence and poems of apprehension. For Cid


New poems by this Tibetan poet which will grace the debut issue of Origin Sixth Series in March 2007. These poems are for Cid Corman written by the poet after long travels in 2006 through her homeland of Tibet and now resettled in San Francisco. In royal blue Lokta wraps with band. $10

 

 

 

Mike O' Connor. Five Poems of the Hermit-Sage Tradition, T'ang Dynasty. Translated from the Ch'uan T'ang shih
and the Zhongguo Fodao shige zonghui


More of Mike O'Connor's wild-rooted and mountain high translations from the Pacific Northwest meets China. In rooster-comb red sparkle wraps with Lokta band. These are five poems cut deep from the T'ang Dynasty. $8.95

 

 

 

George Evans. Everyone A Soldier for Something.

Designed just for this showcase, a new style booklet out of the Longhouse from the veteran and seasoned poet George Evans who puts an old soldier's eye to things. From Vietnam to burning Iraq, George Evans once again shows us what it is to be a patriot. In deep turquoise wrap, with Lokta band. $12.95

 

 

 

Laurie Clark. How Many?.

In Nepalese decorative cover stock. How many different items can you fit in a matchbox? From Scotland, Laurie Clark reveals fifty items can be admitted. Six panel fold out art work with three color text, folded up into this shirt pocket-size booklet. $10

 

 

 

Cid Corman. from A Short Guide to Human Being, 18 poems

In Nepalese decorative cover stock with three color fold out text

A SHORT GUIDE TO HUMAN BEING is a collection of poems composed/revised mainly in the mid90s by Cid Corman culling work from earlier times (70s-80s-90s) and shaping a book of well over 200 finished poems. While reading & gathering extensively over the winter of 2007 for Cid's proposed 'selected poems' (with Ce Rosenow), I came upon this manuscript and started to sift eagerly. The bulk of loose pages jammed just barely into its tight binder. A rejection letter from Farrar, Straus & Giroux pinned in with it all. This is but a portion of what they rejected. - Bob Arnold (literary executor for Cid Corman). $10

 

 

 

 

Bobby Byrd. Is this what love is?

Cinematic and always heart-felt. These short-of-a-dozen poems to grandchildren, loves, mockingbirds and Sunday morning in three color fold-out booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $8.95

 

 

 

From Bobby Byrd's "Is this what love is?" ~

 

A Story for th

 

Well, we didn't have a plan.
We had instead a blue Ford window van.
1960, six-cylinder.
Sometimes we took out the backseat
and put in a mattress or a couch.
A few times we put in everything we owned
and headed off to God-knows where.
Colorado, for instance, and three kids
who became your mother or fathers
or aunt and uncles.
Forgive us.
We just didn't have a plan.
Somewhere we have an old suitcase
where we put all of our secrets.
Don't go looking for it.
Metaphors, like God, don't exist.

Andy Clausen. Design.

One long fold-out poem dedicated to Janine Pommy Vega in three color booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $8.95

 

 

Alec Finlay. Hand Stamp.

Stamp designs by Alec Finlay of Edinburgh Scotland & hand-stamped on the kitchen table at Longhouse January 2007 by Bob & Susan Arnold. Not machine made, so expect altered courses. Three color fold-out booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $10

 

 

 

Stefan Hyner. The Desert Wastes of Civilization.

Nearly a dozen new poems by this German poet and translator in three color fold-out booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $8.95

 

 

Joseph Massey. November Graph.

An even dozen new poems folding out into your hands by this weather's edge poet in three color fold-out booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $8.95

   

                              world.

 

 

Barbara Moraff. Footprint.

A half dozen poems in fold-out format from this northern Vermont poet and potter in three color booklet with wrap around band. Limited edition. $8.95

 

 

 

Barbara Moraff. "Vermont farm richly green". Longhouse 2007. Love Thy Poet 58. Three color postcard poem. Limited edition. $10 postpaid.

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Duncan McNaughton. Insistence. Longhouse 2007. Love Thy Poet 57. Three color postcard poem. Limited edition. $10 postpaid.


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