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Image_Journal: "I went out to my car and brought back my old, / frayed road map of Kansas, and she followed / the unfolding as if it in itself were a miracle" Read "Often the Dying Ask for a Map" by B.H. Fairchild in issue 112.

Image_Journal: "She has lived / six years on planet earth, and like other / children of the storm has been advised, The horse will bring you home."—B.H. Fairchild, "My Mother, on Horseback, in a Blizzard," issue 112

PeterVertacnik: Just found out that B.H. Fairchild has a new poetry collection, An Ordinary Life, coming out in January 2023!

everyTitleCincy: The Art Of The Lathe : Poems—Fairchild, B. H. 1998 Book | 811.54 f165 a items: 2 | circs: 55 | last circ: 2/2015 lathes poetry

yourprettywords: “The Book of Hours,” B.H. Fairchild Like the blue angels of the nativity, the museum patrons hover around the art historian, who has arrived frazzled and limp after waking late in her boyfriend’s apartment. And here, she notes, the Procession...

Image_Journal: "She has lived / six years on planet earth, and like other / children of the storm has been advised, The horse will bring you home."—B.H. Fairchild, "My Mother, on Horseback, in a Blizzard," issue 112

new_letters: Today we give you “Allegory” by B.H. Fairchild. You can read the rest of this poem and more of Fairchild’s work in New Letters here:

SirJoshBennett: The sky runs into the sea that turns in its troubled sleep, dreaming its long gray dream. White stars stand on the lawn. We move on the edges of speech. —B.H. Fairchild

Image_Journal: "I went out to my car and brought back my old, / frayed road map of Kansas, and she followed / the unfolding as if it in itself were a miracle" Read "Often the Dying Ask for a Map" by B.H. Fairchild in issue 112.

TheGreatiAndi: In the spirit of B.H.M, let me introduce you to the " father of the videogame cartridge ", Jerry Lawson. Jerry was the lead engineer on the team that pioneered video game cartridge... He also designed ( along with Nick Talesfore ) the Fairchild Channel F console.

SirJoshBennett: B.H. Fairchild

new_letters: Today we give you “Black Friday” by B.H. Fairchild. You can read the rest of this poem and more of Fairchild’s work in the latest issue of New Letters here:

new_letters: New writing by Eliza Tudor, Tamas Dobozy, Amy Day Wilkinson, Emily Ruehs-Navarro, B.H. Fairchild. Heather Sellers and others. Artwork by Sayaka Ganz. Now available to order:

kerryjamesevans: “And so I began.” -B.H. Fairchild, “Revenge” - from 2022 Pushcart Prize XLVI

Micaheadowcroft: "Each man withdraws into his house of work: the rough cut, shearing of iron by tempered steel, blue-black threads lifting like locks of hair, then breaking over bevel and ridge." —from "The Art of the Lathe" by B.H. Fairchild

i_ub2: BOOOOM – Here's the USAF coming from Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington with 18x KC-135s STRATOTANKER ✈️ NOTE: I T H A S B E G U N ... BUCKLE UP! We'll see if this is the start of Red October. That's a lot of re-fuelers!

overtherhine: With a little help from B.H. Fairchild.

Azmodoz: Body and Soul: by B.H. Fairchild

VWHPortsmouth: PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY Havant and Waterlooville vs Portsmouth (Saturday 10 July 2021) HALF TIME SUBSTITUTIONS Portsmouth ON: Trialist 'B' (GK), 20 Haji Mnoga, Trialist 'C', Trialist 'D', Trialist 'E', Trialist 'F', Trialist 'G', 18 Reeco Hackett-Fairchild, Trialist 'H' (1/2)

MGKlingenberg: “They're pretty quiet watching him round the bases, / but then, what the hell, the kid knows how to hit a ball, / so what, let's play some goddamned baseball here. / And so it goes.” | Body and Soul, by B. H. Fairchild

neil_aitken: Episode 188 of The Hermit Poetry Series is up! Today I'm reading "Old Men Playing Basketball" by B.H. Fairchild from his book The Art of the Lathe (Alice James Books, 1998), a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of many other awards.

SilvinLewis: si, me gustan los hombres H enry Fairchild O M atthew Fairchild B stR ay Kids E S imon Lovelace

amanda_bales: And my all-time favorite poem with baseball in it by B.H. Fairchild

Miles_Counts: Folks I’ve stumbled into B.H. Fairchild’s poetry on this here Friday night....

neil_aitken: Episode 136 of The Hermit Poetry Series is up! Today I'm reading "Speaking the Names" by B.H. Fairchild from his collection The Art of the Lathe (Alice James Books, 1998), a finalist for the National Book Award.

MatsuDanoLive: I'm reminded of B.H Fairchild's works Song and The Art of the Lathe. "A small thing done well...".

Idiot_Psalmist: The opening parts of Either/Or and Stages on Life’s way, Kierkegaard. B.H. Fairchild’s poetry (Art of the Lathe; Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest, etc.)

satya043: In a way, the long sentence becomes a vehicle for the reader, perhaps a train, stopping at junctions along the way to allow logic intermittent rest, finding new ways to twist and turn, weaving what the mind yearns at times— a complicated journey. Here's another by B.H. Fairchild.

ImperialMerchnt: Check out Writer's Chronicle Magazine Legislator Courage B.H. Fairchild Dorianne Laux 2011

ForgottenGPoems: B.H. Fairchild's "The Death of a Small Town," from The Blue Buick (2014).

kerryjamesevans: “A Roman Grave,” by B. H. Fairchild. ✨

ronaksath: now that Biden won, its time to go back to BRUNCH B - broken healthcare system R - rampant systemic racism & inequality U - underfunded federal programs N - not enough to fight climate change C - continuation of neoliberalism H - holding back progressive policies and real change

johnblase: ...a face that I had seen before, and late that night I found it in my Gombrich's: the orphan girl, by Delacroix. And I can tell you that since that evening it's the face I've looked for in every woman that I've known. ~B.H. Fairchild, "The Blue Buick: A Narrative"

MarcusLinderos: Marked as to-read: Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lo... by B.H. Fairchild

thornstairs: MARRY ME RIGHT NOW CLARY FAIRCHILD

fairchild_tray: B. R. U. H

Alecks_Guns: B. H. Fairchild. The Book of Hours. 1998.

merylnat: Today's Social Distance Writing Topic: The last taboo in poetry...

ShieldsAndrew: 6 February 2020: B. H. Fairchild, "The Book of Hours"

EnsPulver1958: Old Men Playing Basketball by B. H. Fairchild | Poetry Magazine

academicworker: I walk into the front yard where moonlight drips from the fenders of our Pontiac Chieftain. I take out my dog whistle. Nothing moves. No one can hear it. Dogs are asleep all over town. From Mrs. Hill by B.H. Fairchild

Nugent_Rob: Old Men Playing Basketball by B. H. Fairchild

AmieWhittemore: "To quote B.H. Fairchild again...“It’s easy to sound mysterious about things that are actually clear. It’s much harder to be clear about mystery.” That’s what I’m after." - Chelsea Wagenaar, sharing insights my interview w/ her:

erinleigh28: supposed to be doing emails, so obviously I’m reading poetry B. H. Fairchild’s “Book of Hours”

erinleigh28: “Angels,” by B. H. Fairchild (one of Philip’s favorite poets)

ImperialMerchnt: Check out The Writer's Chronicle Magazine Legislator Courage B.H. Fairchild Dorianne Laux

ithxrondale: henry branwell & charlotte fairchild b r a n c h i l d "[he] kissed her in such a way that she no longer felt plain, or conscious of her hair or the ink spot on her dress or anything but henry, whom she had always loved"

totalamnesiac: always thinking about early occult memory systems of the lower midwest by b.h. fairchild

hs_bookfest: “Then, then I think we were butt-deep in regret.” - B.H. Fairchild reading a piece from The Blue Buick at Poetry Reading

LawCoBaseball: Over three games in the last two days in Columbus: J. Feltner 5 H 4 RBI CJ Fairchild 5 H T. Maynard 3 H A. Roe 2 H B. Fletcher 1 H 1 RBI 1 R B. Blevins 4 H 3 RBI 3 R B. Blevins 6 IP 4 H 7 K 0 R B. Fletcher 1 IP 1 K 0 R

ImperialMerchnt: Check out The Writer's Chronicle Magazine Legislator Courage B.H. Fairchild Dorianne Laux

JosephBottum: That's the end of B.H. Fairchild's poem "Body and Soul"—about a 1940s Oklahoma semi-pro game, into which one team slips a ringer: the teen-aged Mickey Mantle. If you like modern narrative verse—if you don't, you should—this is as good as it gets. /4/

pervognsen: I wonder who designed the covers for Fairchild databooks in the early 70s. They are gorgeous.

Gabriellla_01: Belleza (B.H. Fairchild)

WesternMFA: Our 4th National Poetry Month share comes from one of our 2014 graduates, Jeffrey Runyon. Luck Written by: B.H. Fairchild I sit looking into the mirror at the bitter man sitting opposite me whose book has been...

Frost_Place: DPIR – Poem-a-Day // B.H. Fairchild

joncassie: 5 of 5 stars to Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lo... by B.H. Fairchild

DHRoseberry: "Babydoll, I would walk on my tongue from here to Amarillo just to wash her dishes." Discover "What He Said" by B.H...

UnIambic: Death of a Psychic. B.H. Fairchild

jeremy_millar_1: B.H. Fairchild, 'Beauty', from 'The Art of the Lathe' (1998)

PoetryOutLoud: Roustabouts shouting from the crow's nest / float like Ascension angels on a ring of lights - BH Fairchild...

LydiaShip: Our words dissolve in the waves./On the edges of speech is the sound/of the rain coming down. It comes down. B.H. F...

jpdancingbear: B. H. Fairchild reading his poem "Frieda Pushnik" from his book Usher, check it out:

Poeticous: Boys rise up in old men, wings begin to sprout at their backs. -Old Men Playing Basketball, by B. H. Fairchild

mjeffreywright: Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest (B. H. Fairchild)

Anonanyman: "...and his name was Travis Doyle." - B. H. Fairchild

ABRACKENBURY: 'That sky: vast, merciless and bored.' B.H.Fairchild, 'The Blue Buick'.

MatthewRyan101: A gift arrives out of nowhere. Unexpected and a giant kindness, a collection of B.H. Fairchild...

ABRACKENBURY: 'Boys rise up in old men, wings begin to sprout/ at their backs. The ball turns in the darkening air.' B.H.Fairchild, 'The Blue Buick'.

ABRACKENBURY: 'The way/the metal roof of the machine shop [.] would break into flame late on an autumn day,with such beauty.' B.H.Fairchild The Blue Buick

Micaheadowcroft: "Consider the poverty of lungs drawing ordinary air, the unreality of it, the lie it tells about quotidian existenc...

ABRACKENBURY: 'On the down side/ of the night shift:the wind's tense sigh/ the heavy swivel / turning,turning. B.H.Fairchild,

ABRACKENBURY: 'Cardboard suitcases lie open, white shirts folded/ like pressed flowers.' B.H.Fairchild,'The Blue Buick'

ABRACKENBURY: 'Always/ the warnings from men you worked with/before they broke, blue fingernails,/eyes red as fate.B.H.Fairchild,

_WinterWolf: Early Occult Memory Systems Of The Lower Midwest by B. H. Fairchild is one of my all time favourite poetry collections â¤ï¸

LibraryBabbitt: Is this actually B.H. "Pete" Fairchild's signature on this used copy of Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Mi...

Micaheadowcroft: B.H. Fairchild's "Beauty" is one of the only ways I know how to talk about this crisis apart from faith or a particular kind of education./

MattTGrant: Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest by B. H. Fairchild | Poetry Foundation

sarah_reinsel: B.H. Fairchild, "Blood Rain"

PeakePoetics: "Boys rise up in old men, wings begin to sprout / at their backs" -B.H. Fairchild

mjeffreywright: I keep retuning to Maurice Manning, David Bottoms, B.H. Fairchild, and Charles Wright-white males wandering landscapes looking for God.



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