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“We Call This Thing Between Us Love” now for sale

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in New Stuff , Poetry , Welcome

I am very proud to announce that my first poetry collection, We Call This Thing Between Us Love, is now available for advance ordering from Main Street Rag. The release date is December 13 but it’s available for pre-ordering right now.  And, more importantly, pre-ordering saves you money!

We Call This Thing Between Us Love

We Call This Thing Between Us Love

The book is $9.00 if purchased in advance and $14.00 after release. So save some cabbage and buy in advance!

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Here’s where you go to buy the book:  www.mainstreetrag.com/store/ComingSoon.php

And here’s the bio page (which has samples): www.mainstreetrag.com/JMott.html

Blurbs about the book:
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Tradition of Oral History

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in New Stuff , Poetry

Tradition of Oral History

There is a story my sister tells
on some restless summer nights
when she has come to visit
and the children have been put to bed

and she and I have remained—
slouched on the porch, staring out
over the cow pasture, sliding off
into that hour of night when the air

has that creamy smell of cedars
and all the years we have spent
watching them surge up and out
into this unusual world. Like all legends,
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Hummingbird

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in Love

Hummingbird

To this day
she does not know

she was my first
because, by the time

we met, I was old enough
to have learned to lie
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Yesteryear

Transmitted on Tuesday, August, 18th, 2009 in Love

Yesteryear

We finished. The room came to rest
around us. She dressed in moonlight.

The next day we met. Coupled
in her mother’s car. Stumbled

through the mechanics of it. Lips.
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