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I have 6 chapbooks!
I've been putting one out every year for the past five years!
Plus a best of!

All these books contain an assortment of slam poems, page poems, haiku/senryu, and mazes,
totalling over 230 pages of fun and excitement, with hand-drawn (by me) color covers

You can buy a copy of any of these books from me for 5 bucks
(cheap!)

For a copy,

Email me!!!
(obstacle_course @ yahoo.com)

or just ask me at a performance!

Read on below for more information!

Rebirth - 2007/2008
Forever
- Best of Compilation - 2008

Rrrrrrr Whaapp!
- 2006/2007
Zowie Kapow - 2005/2006
Zip Zap - 2004/2005
Blim Blam - 2003/2004


Rebirth

Chapbook #6 - 2008/2007

released in November of 2008

the front and back covers are hand-drawn (by me)
in prismacolor.

52 pages of poetry and mazes

 

 

Featuring These Poems:
Stones Thrown in an Ocean, My Favorite Food, Wildflower Hills, Moving In (Solo Version), How Do I Love Thee? Touch Perfection, No Superman, The Stoplight on the Corner of First and Cumberland, Philosopher Hitchhiker, Political Theater, Campaign Warfare, The Definition of Failure, 8:00 AM, Bank of Shame, My Glorious, Glorious Pain, You Will Be Approved!, I canít give you the moon (but I wish I could), The Twelve Poems of Slam, Christmas Medley for 2012 (w/ Zombies), The Angry Tutu, The Holy Grail (Group Version)

Plus 2 pages of Haiku & Senryu, 2 pages of short Happening poems, and 6 original hand drawn mazes!

Forever

Chapbook #5 - Best of Compilation for 2008

released in August of 2008

the front and back covers are hand-drawn (by me)
in pencil and gold prismacolor,
and then the edges are burnt.

52 pages of slam poetry

Featuring Both New and Old Slam Poems:
New Poems: Stones Thrown in an Ocean, Political Theater, Preview for the Sequel, Moving In (w/ Emily Shafer and Ruff Draft), The Definition of Failure, Beautiful America (w/ Tony Jackson);
From Rrrrrrr Whaapp:
Chalk, Why I Slam (I Am Full of Light), Olympic Torch, Steal Beard;
From Zowie Kapow:
The Cloud Carnival of Cairo, The Philosopher Masseuse, a wish that the universe wasn't made out of clocks, Original 6700, Pirates;
From Zip Zap: Olive Oyl, Winter Break Girl, Fantasy Sex, Selfish Altruism, Capture the Fan;
From Blim Blam:
Hidden Forbidden Love, I Am All, Spies from the FBI, and The Smallest Marsupials of All;
plus all new hand drawn illustrations throughout!

 

Rrrrrrr Whaapp!

Chapbook #4 2006/2007

Released July 2007!

the color cover is hand-drawn (by me)
in prismacolor

48 pages w/ mazes

Featuring These Poems:
Chalk, how'd you get up there?, get so lost, tell Clarissa I..., Cupid, Olympic Torch, King of Karaoke, Let's Be Friends, too many apples, poopyhead, speedboat, so-called deals, Cinderella's Shoe, Waiting Tree, Ninjas,
All Out, Bigotry, Steal Beard, W's Wild Ride, Soon, Battle, How the Moon Lost Its Cheese (Alien Army Ants), Death Spiral Superheroes, flip the switch, Raymond Carter, What will we tell the kids?,...but what's it for?, Dream Machine, Why I Slam, Spectacular Spectacle, Clown Picture, Plus 2 pages of Haiku / Senryu, and 8 Small Mazes: Butterfly, Underwater, Maize, & City. Page 2: Squiggly, Triangles, Space, & Neighborhood

Zowie Kapow

Chapbook #3 - 2005/2006

released in April of 2006

the color cover is hand-drawn (by me)
in prismacolor

48 pages w/ mazes

Featuring These Poems:
Junior and Pops
, The Cloud Carnival Of Cairo, Goldfish, Smiles, Twisting in the Slow Sand, The Philosopher Masseuse, A wish that the universe wasn't made of clocks, here I am, lonely lizard, made of knives, Knives, The Star Spangled Banner (revisited), Chickens, How to Stay Tight, Fiction, Messing Around, Honesty and Love, Waking from a dream, The monster beneath my bed, Eve, Original 7000, Pirates, Worst Video Game Ever, shhhh..., learn, good at one thing, Destination, Unbroken Links, The Bar Behind the Big Top, The Stars Are On Towers (w/ drawings), Plus 3 pages of Haiku/Senryu and 2 original mazes: Swirling & Obstacle Course.

 

Zip Zap

Chapbook #2 - 2004/2005

released in 2005

another hand drawn cover
44 pages total

Featuring These Poems:
Joy Sun, Joy Song, They Chased the Clown from Town, Olive Oyl, Winter Break Girl, Fantasy Sex, Navigation, Fronts, Captain Action, Selfish Altruism, Capture the Fan, A Moving Tale, Glimpses: 1) Hidden Meaning, 2) A Larger World, 3) Something More, Poem, Plus 3 pages of Haiku, 3 pages of short poems and 2 original mazes:
Arrows & The Amazing Maze.

Blim Blam

Chapbook #1 - 2003/2004

released in 2004

the color cover is hand-drawn (by me)
44 pages total

Featuring These Poems:
Hands Dancing, Hidden Forbidden Love, My Room Hums, Barber Shop, Two Tortoises Crawl Across The Beach, Lesbian Love Letter, Idea, The Perfect Explanation, Itís So Simple, God Dreams, I Am All, Spies From The FBI, Screens, The Smallest Marsupials of All, Omens of Omens, Repetition Railroad, The Audience Is Naked, I Want To Be A Dog, Equation Down Upside the Head Your In, Plus 3 pages of Haiku, 3 pages of short poems and 2 original mazes:
Zig-Zag & Animals.

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