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Author: Thomas Zemsky

Thomas Zemsky was born in Hamilton, Ohio in 1947. He received his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Since 1976 he has made his home in Lexington, Kentucky where he worked for many years for the International Book Project. Now retired, his favorite pastimes include listening to jazz on LP records, Latin American and modern literature, and movies according to the auteur theory. He believes that poetry, first and foremost, is metaphor. He is the author of two previous full-length poetry collections, AFTER THE STORM and A New School Of Design, and his poetry has been featured in the Cincinnati Review and Sewanee Review among others.

A New School of Design
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A New School of Design

Broadstone Books

Poetry. "It's what is familiar in dreams / that is full strange, / as any child will tell you, / I too am unbidden/ & aspire to digress." There are poets who describe the world, a great many of them; but far fewer are the poets who create worlds. To...

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After the Storm
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After the Storm

Broadstone Books

Poetry. Thomas Zemsky draws on a lifetime of observation and five decades of writign poetry in this expansive survey of themes as diverse as a presidential inauguration and a letter from Frankenstein's creature, with a horse on a ladder and a cast o...

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Elephant
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Elephant

Broadstone Books

Master of metaphor Thomas Zemsky returns with his third poetry collection. “There is no limit to the number of ideas that can be found in a book,” Thomas Zemsky declares in the opening poem of this new collection, and though he goes on to poke fun a...

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