Poems that Look Like Poems

Poems that Look Just Like Poems

(PURH: Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2019.) Two volumes   A startlingly direct, clear look at daily experience, including the graceful changes of direction in consciousness. At once a spiritual journal and a pared down writing that arises, in part, from years of Zen meditation, Lazer’s book continues…

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Portions

Portions

(Lavender Ink, 2009)   Portions, Hank Lazer’s fifteenth book of poetry, is his sixth large collection, following The New Spirit (Singing Horse Press, 2005).   Order from the author for $9: or purchase from the publisher

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Days

Days

(Lavender Ink, 2002)   Days is Hank Lazer’s first large collection of poetry to appear in six years. Written over the span of one-year-and-a-day, Lazer’s new book is a laboratory space for experimentation with the resources and possibilities of the short line and for new modes of lyricism. His previous books…

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COVID19 SUTRAS

COVID19 SUTRAS

(Lavender Ink, 2020)   Writing within the tradition of wisdom literature, Lazer’s COVID19 SUTRAS presents a real-time engagement with the early phases of the pandemic, as that tragedy began to merge with the consequences of the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, police brutality, and the increased awareness of the virus…

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