Eileen R. Tabios is a poet working in multiple genres and in-between. She also loves books by writing, reading, publishing, critiquing, romancing and advocating for them. This blog will feature her bibliophilic activities with posts on current book engagements and links to her books and projects related to books.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


I've always thought Dusie to be one of the most entrancing poetry publishers out there!  And now I'm so pleased to be part of the latest Dusie Issue (#15) with poems from my forthcoming book SUN STIGMATAS!

The featured poems are "(The Frozen Gasp," "(ECLIPSE" and "(The Kritios Boy." The latter poem, of course, is after the ancient Greek sculpture from the Classical Period, which also happens to be one of the most moving sculptures I have ever seen:

I like to trick up Ekphrasis so that my poems after art doesn't lapse to mere illustration.  I hope you find unexpected my poem "(The Kritios Boy" (scroll down in link) when compared (so to speak) with the image of the statue.

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