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Author: Thomas R. Smith

Thomas R. Smith is author of nine books of poems, Keeping the Star (New Rivers Press, 1988), Horse of Earth (Holy Cow! Press, 1994), The Dark Indigo Current (Holy Cow! Press, 2000), Winter Hours (Red Dragonfly Press, 2005), Waking Before Dawn (Red Dragonfly Press, 2007), THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW (Red Dragonfly Press, 2010), THE GLORY (Red Dragonfly Press, 2015), Windy Day at Kabekona: New and Selected Prose Poems (White Pine Press, 2018) and STORM ISLAND (Red Dragonfly Press, 2020). He has also edited several books, most recently Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer (Graywolf Press, 2013). His prose work, Poetry on the Side of Nature: Writing the Nature Poem as an Act of Survival, is newly published by Folded Word Press. He teaches poetry at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.

The Foot of the Rainbow
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The Foot of the Rainbow

Red Dragonfly Press

Poetry. In THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW, Thomas R. Smith embraces and elaborates the hope for a better future, against the backdrop of turbulent times. His long-standing fascination with form leads to surprising, fertile juxtapositions of blues, ghazals,...

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The Glory
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The Glory

Red Dragonfly Press

Poetry. "Thomas R. Smith's new collection, THE GLORY, serves many glories—those of the natural world, of the American democratic dream, and of various individuals who do us all credit. His steady and reverent attentiveness to the world in which he f...

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Storm Island
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Storm Island

Red Dragonfly Press

Poetry. "Disasters uproot us, carry us along / with their flow, lock us into each other," writes Thomas R. Smith in the title poem of this abundant collection. Time and change are persistent themes throughout, whether of youthful desire or "the brig...

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