Friday, March 27, 2015

TROY'S WORK TABLE PUBLISHING

Troy's Work Table Publishing debuts four new chapbooks at APRIL Book Expo 2015.

Sunday 29 March 2015
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hugo House, Seattle, Washington

Stop by and be the first to get your copies of these handmade poetry chapbooks.

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My Two Melvilles chapbook by Troy Kehm-Goins.

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#HermanMelville
#Moby-Dick
#epistolary
#counterpane
#pillowtalk
#Leviathan

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I want to climb into bed with you and embrace you, like Queequeg to Ishmael. I want us to be covered in a quilted blanket, of a nautical design, specifically a sailed ship in the warm waters of the tropical latitudes, created and stitched together by the hands of elderly New England widows…

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Let There Be chapbook by Troy Kehm-Goins.

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#apocalypse
#seeking
#rain
#rain
#rain
#run

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Over the water, mirrored in the sheen, the Gorgon seeks. Visible light tries to take form, shredded into component parts by one of the Disruption Shields.
There is a thump, then a wave of water. This is the Pulse. It squeals through us, past us. This Disruption Shield falls…

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All the Heroes Are Dead and Buried chapbook by Troy Kehm-Goins.

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#NorseMythology
#Odin
#Thor
#winter
#FenrisWolf
#fallenheroes

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Wednesday, hump day, Odin’s day / the day that Fenris wolf humps his leg / and gnashes blood-flecked fangs at his good eye // the day that whale-breathed J√∂rmungandr / world-serpent, coils around his chest / twelve thousand times and constricts // the day that his bad eye, the missing eye / itches…

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Black Psalms chapbook by Troy Kehm-Goins.

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#psalms
#heavymetal
#black
#disease
#lamentation
#octopus

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This is hot black, the sharpened black of obsidian polished by the kiss of deep earth. This is the stinking black of mold on bread and upon sails folded and improperly stored rather than stretched tight by the wind. The dripping black that hangs from the branches of trees…

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