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Drifting to "Hello"

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Drifting to "Hello" (Khotso Publishing) is Fred Gerhard's first full-length poetry book. 

Cover artwork: "Cape Cod Sunset" by Sophia Januszewski.

Praise for Drifting to “Hello”


“…  from lucid and conversational free verse to skillful and musical rhyme. He crafts memorable lines and indelible images…” —Simon Hunt, author of Lesser Magi and Endlings


“These poems tap gently at our door and invite us to join the dance of dandelions and red catkins, bobcats and trolleys, of life and death and love.” —Barbara Morrison, author of Terrarium, Here at Least, and Innocent


“In Fred’s poetry, there is a magical sense of loss, and light … that envelops the reader in something mystical.” —Kirk Lawrence-Howard, 


“Beautiful, touching, and heartwarming ... an enchanting read.” —Melissa Dorval, author of the novel When You Lose Control


"We are the lucky ones who get to experience his many loves through his poems." —Kevin Scott Hall, songwriter and author of A Quarter Inch From My Heart and Off the Charts!

Lilacs Still Bloom in Ashburnham: Songs of Spring

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The Chapbook, Lilacs Still Bloom in Ashburnham: Songs of Spring (Local Gems Poetry Press) is a collection of fifteen new poems.

Check out the review in B. Morrison's book blog.