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Author: Micah Ballard

Micah Ballard is the author of a dozen books of poetry, including NEGATIVE CAPABILITY IN THE VERSE OF JOHN WIENERS (Bootstrap Press, 2017, and Auguste Press, 2001), AFTERLIVES (Bootstrap Press, 2016), Vesper Chimes (Gas Meter, 2014), WAIFS AND STRAYS (City Lights Publishers, 2011), PARISH KREWES (Bootstrap Press, 2009), and Evangeline Downs (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006). He lives in San Francisco and with poet Sunnylyn Thibodeaux is co-editor of Auguste Press and Lew Gallery Editions.

Afterlives
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Afterlives

Bootstrap Press

Poetry. AFTERLIVES, or SEVILRETFA as the reversed lettering on the back cover presents it, is the third full-length collection by Micah Ballard. As with recent work, Ballard continues the precarious yet successful envisioning of the spirited haunts ...

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Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners
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Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners

Bootstrap Press

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. How does one live a life between the lines of what one speaks and reads? How can the imagination, through experience, discover truth and beauty? In this second edition of NEGATIVE CAPABILITY IN THE VERSE OF JOHN WIENERS,...

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Parish Krewes
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Parish Krewes

Bootstrap Press

Poetry. In PARISH KREWES, Micah Ballard practices a forensics of writing which traces the communication between living and departed worlds. Conjuring the past while rebuilding the present, these poems seek to celebrate the heritage of New Orleans & ...

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Waifs and Strays
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Waifs and Strays

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. The second full-length collection by Cajun poet Micah Ballard, WAIFS AND STRAYS recombines the allure, fixations, and diction of the metaphysical poets with the alert and streetwise urban fracturing and amazements instantaneous in contempora...

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