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ISBN 978-1-897430-72-9 Star With a Thousand Moons (poetry) 21.95
published 2011 62 pages

Star With a Thousand Moons is a major collection of new poems by Andrew Parkin. It contains “Star of a Hundred Years,” a poem of homage to Sir Run Run Shaw, one of the fathers of Chinese movies. The poem marries the ancient Greek ode to the modern film scenario format to create a poetic genre Parkin calls the scenariode. “A Collection of Gourds” is a collection of lyrics reaching back further into the Chinese past of Taoist legend, the world of the wars of princes and the loves of wives and concubines.

ISBN 0-921215-49-5 Yokahama Days, Kyoto Nights (poetry) 14.95
published 1992 52 pages

Though the eyes of a poet two Japanese cities are merged in Yokahama Days, Kyoto Nights into a single duality of day and night. Both poem-journal and mood map, in these brief descriptive pieces the poet discovers a mirror of his own dual consciousness.