SLAPERING HOL PRESS
chapbooks & anthologies

Slapering Hol Press logo
The small press imprint of The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
About SHP
Chapbooks and Anthologies
Events
Annual Chapbook Competition
Advisory Committee
Newsletter
   

SHP Chapbooks






 

 


The Landscape of Mind

by Jianqing Zheng

2001, 28 pages


Winner of the 2001 Sapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition.




"After Rain "


Now on the wind,
thousands of gray horses
roll away the fevered air.

Tomatoes, eggplants,
bok choy and soybeans
pallet the beds in sparkles.

Under a broken cart,
a few white ducks
preen their feathers.

Along the creek,
willows glaze with raindrops
like strings of crystals.

A croak stirs the quiet,
another one,
then a chorus of frogs.

I sit on the threshold
dabbing tobacco and dusk
into the cupped paper.




Purchase this SHP Title


Using PayPal:


Through the SHP Office:


Call 1.914.332.5953 to order over the phone
or fill out the Order Form and mail it to

Slapering Hol Press
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

or fax it to
1.914.332.4825

 

Audio Sample:

As read by the author,
Jianqing Zheng

 

About the Author:

Jianqing Zheng

Praise For
The Landscape of Mind


"The poems in Jianqing Zheng's The Landscape of Mind are often quick movements of light and touch and tone. Like 'two boats' shadows / overlapping,' lives and images rub up against each other and leave their marks."

ŚMichael Burkard

The Hudson Valley Writers' Center  |  300 Riverside Drive Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591  |  914.332.5953  |  www.writerscenter.org