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Author: J.R. Solonche

Nominated for the National Book Award and twice- nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, J.R. Solomche is the author of 28 book of poetry and coauthor of another. He Lives in the Hudson Valley. THE PORCH POEMS, (Deerbrook Editions) was a 2020 Shelf Unbound Notable Indie Book.

Beautiful Day
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Beautiful Day

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry. Art. The spirit of Horace, the melancholy of time slithering away and turning all to dust, tempered with art, wit and good grace: Solonche's is the Horatian spirit for our time and place.—Ricardo NirenbergWhen his daughter poses a most diffi...

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The Dust
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The Dust

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. THE DUST, J.R. Solonche's twenty-first book of poetry, is a worthy addition to his oeuvre. In poems like "Purple Crocus," "Skunk Cabbage," "Opossum," "There Is an Insistent Green," "Such a Noise in the Woods," and many others, his eye for th...

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I Emily Dickinson & Other Found Poems
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I Emily Dickinson & Other Found Poems

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry. Found poetry is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources and reframing them as poetry by making changes in spacing and lines, or by adding or deleting text, thus imparting new meaning...

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In A Public Place
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In A Public Place

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "These short poems are an extraordinary amalgam of wit, close observation, humor and clear-seeing. Each one singles out and illuminates an ordinary moment—ordinary, that is, until the poet explodes into a miniature epiphany. Easy of access a...

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It's About Time

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It's About Time

Deerbrook Editions

If you met this book in a bar, you'd want to take it home with you. “The best feature of Solonche’s poetry is its diversity. Everyone who encounters this volume (including the postman who delivers it to you) will find something in it to understand ...

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The Lost Notebook of Zhao Li
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The Lost Notebook of Zhao Li

Dos Madres Press

When J.R. Solonche published The Five Notebooks of Zhao Li in November of 2021, Kirkus Reviews called it an “intriguing set of philosophical poems…a novel in verse [that] offers a glimpse into the most personal thoughts of a creative thinker.” Fille...

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The Porch Poems
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The Porch Poems

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry. Winner of a Notable Indie, 2020 Best Indie Book Award from Shelf Unbound. "The spirit of Horace, the melancholy of time slithering away and turning all to dust, tempered with art, wit and good grace: Solonche's is the Horatian spirit for our...

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To Say The Least
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To Say The Least

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Poetry. "The poems of TO SAY THE LEAST catch the reader off-guard in playful profundity. While always mindful of the tradition of poetry masquerading as direct statement (the likes of W.C. Williams, Robert Bly, Robert Creeley, and Charles Bukowski),...

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True Enough
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True Enough

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "Sample one by one these epigrammatic, epiphenomenal, Epicurean episodes as if they were puffs from a tower of pastry. Savor the zest of lemon, the pinch of sea salt, the dollop of crème fraiche, and the absence of any more sugar than necess...

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Won't Be Long; poems short, poems shorter, poems shortest
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Won't Be Long; poems short, poems shorter, poems shortest

Deerbrook Editions

Poetry. "In this book, Solonche is sharing a lifetime of wit and experience, a whole library of bittersweet moments and insights—and all of it, free of pretension...I can't stress this enough: this is honestly one of the best and most enjoyable book...

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