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Author: J.R. Solonche

Four-time Pushcart Prize nominee as well as Best of the Net nominee, J.R. Solonche has been publishing poetry in magazines, journals, and anthologies since the early 70s. Among the 300 or so print and on-line publications in which his work has appeared are The American Scholar, The New Criterion, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Poetry Northwest, The Progressive, The North American Review, Poet Lore, Poetry East, Rattle, Barrow Street, The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, The Atlanta Review, Salmagundi, Yankee Magazine, The Literary Review, to name a few. He lives in the Hudson Valley, and has several collections of poetry in print. His most recent books include THE PORCH POEMS (Deerbrook Editions, 2020), TO SAY THE LEAST (Dos Madres Press, 2019), TRUE ENOUGH (Dos Madres Press, 2019), IN A PUBLIC PLACE (Dos Madres Press, 2019) and I EMILY DICKENSON AND OTHER FOUND POEMS (Deerbrook Editions, 2018).

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

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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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The Porch Poems
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The Porch Poems

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Poetry. "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 Nirenberg, editor of Offcourse"J.R. Solonche not...

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To Say The Least
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To Say The Least

Dos Madres Press

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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