This online book was completed on April 30, 2007. Most of the contents originally appeared at Via Negativa. A few appeared in other obscure places.

my other sites

  • DaveBonta.com—bio + occasional updates on my writing and homebrewing
  • Via Negativa, a daily poetry blog that I share with Luisa A. Igloria and various guest writers
  • Moving Poems, my collection of the best video poetry I can find on the web
  • The Morning Porch, my daily microblog
  • Spoil, a selection of my earlier poems


All content is by Dave Bonta and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Contact me for permission to use any of my poems in a conventionally copyrighted work. I probably won’t ask for anything but a complimentary copy if it’s a print publication.