John L. Stanizzi has delighted readers and listeners throughout New England and (thanks in part to his presence on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac) beyond the Northeast.
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John L. Stanizzi is the author of ten books. Read and buy them here.
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With a poet's voice and a naturalist's eye, John Stanizzi takes us on a daily journey in verse and photographs to a pond near his home where he reveals the secrets of nature hidden in plain view.
Poems by John L. Stanizzi
Poetry. A memoir in sonnets.
Four Bits is a clever collection of short pieces by a masterful poet and story-teller. In each of these fifty 50-word prose poems, John Stanizzi dazzles with his perception, humor, and story-telling.
High Tide, Ebb Tide, is an inspired exploration of delight and loss.
This book is based loosely on the lyrics of Bob Marley's albums Burnin' and Exodus.
After the Bell features finely-wrought verse that shows poetic muscle and style, a willingness on behalf of the poet to showcase his strengths working in a variety of forms, including narrative, lyric, and even the formal restraints of the villanelle.
John L. Stanizzi’s fourth poetry collection, Dance Against the Wall, will stun readers into a fuller livelihood of the heart.
This specially prepared and illuminated gift edition is devoted to the bright and dark sides of Night.
This superb collection of poems has been greeted with great enthusuasm by advance reviewers.
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