James Morehead’s imagery is vivid, spare and elemental, and it is consistently chosen and arranged to achieve intensely poetic effects. The rhythmic control is impeccable.Carmine Di Biase, Distinguished Professor of English, Emeritus – Jacksonville State University
The Plague Doctor (in three acts)
A mesmerizing collection of eerie, image-rich poems that explore the fleeting nature of existence and friendship, inspired by the world of art and artists.
“You’ll come to expect the unexpected, because leafing through this book is akin to walking through an exhibition, through a series of galleries wherein Morehead’s far-reaching imagination is released.”– The Colorado Review
A limited edition collection of photographs and poetry inspired by
San Francisco Bay Area live music venues.
Packed in the Fillmore, hordes of t-shirts, noFrom “At the Barricade” by james c. morehead
signs of color just shades of ebony.
Crushed bodies at the barricade below,
my refuge above in the balcony…
portraits of red and gray: memoir poems
“The vulnerability and humanity expressed in these poems is moving.” – Angie Trudell Vasquez, Poet Laureate – Madison, WI
“The rhythmic control is impeccable. The centerpiece of this collection, a long series of poems that chronicle a trip through the former Soviet Union, is a fast moving, impressionistic feast of imagery.” – Carmine Di Biase, Distinguished Professor of English, Emeritus – Jacksonville State University
“To read canvas is to be transported to a world infused with meaning and memory.” – Morgan Liphart, poet and author of Barefoot and Running
“These are poems to be savored, re-read, kept handy for those times when only poetry will do.” – W. J. T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English and Art History, University of Chicago
Viewless Wings Exclusive: Poetry Bundle
Discounted bundle available directly from Viewless Wings for $20 (US addresses only + T&S). List price $27.90
“If you read these poems well, you cannot help but be inspired to observe the world more closely. You will be inspired to notice details—particularly the details of the people in your life, those ones that you love—and any book that does that will have accomplished a very high purpose indeed. – Verified purchaser