Books

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Goodbye, Apostrophe

"His range is exemplary and, most persuasively of all, his poems are altogether without pretensions, as if they had been smelted down to draw off any possible impurities."

- Anthony Hecht

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Renewing the Vows

"I know of no poet who observes the subtlety of human expression and gesture with such insight and precision."

- Jim Daniels

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Hazard Duty

"Hazard Duty is a radiantly humane and lyric volume no reader will easily forget."

- Dana Gioia

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Country Airport

"Reading these poems, one feels like calling a friend's attention to their extraordinary tact..."

 

- Richard Wilbur

Chapbooks

To Disappear - Peter Schmitt
To Disappear

 In a 7-poem chapbook, the crisis of an eating disorder, seen through a lover's eyes.

Incident in an Apartment Complex - Peter
Incident in an Apartment Complex: A Suite of Voices

Seven linked, dramatic monologues recreate the tragic unfolding of a crime--based closely on the author's actual experience.