Quiet on the Outside…

About the book

Quiet on the Outside… is my fourth collection of poems.

Softcover 5.5 x 8.5 in., 136 pages
Alarm Cat Press #ART42
ISBN: 9780990794950
July 2015

Smashwords e-book edition (ePub & Kindle)
ISBN: 9781311771681
July 2015

Amazon Kindle e-book edition (Kindle)
ASIN: B010OPV590
July 2015

What’s in the book

The contents are divided into six sections:


Sample poem: Sometimes you say it better than I ever could

Dreams, Fantasies, and Fictions

Sample poem: Unarmed #2

The Solar System Cycle An experiment—acrostic poems about the planets, with the lines originally written in reverse order.

Sample poem: 


Same thing every time:

after the event is long over
time erases memories

Under bright summer skies
reminiscence is pointless

Next to the statue, two gods talk


Sample poem: Islands are bodies of land surrounded on all sides by water


Sample poem: Sam-I-Am cannot be trusted

Short Forms

Sample poem: 6-inch alien

Places you can buy the book

Print edition

Barnes & Noble

E-book editions

Smashwords (ePub & Kindle)
Barnes & Noble (ePub)
iTunes (ePub)
Amazon Kindle (Kindle)

Order from your local independent bookstore

If you’re not sure what bookstores are in your area, you can look them up by ZIP code on Indiebound.org.

(Revived 1 August 2018)