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Jeff Ingram

Jeff Ingram teaches creative writing at two local colleges and works on an organic farm.  He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Kim.

Jeff writes of this work:

'My manuscript is a collection of what poet Jorge Carrera Andrade in his book Micrograms calls “compressed poems”. They have been written then gathered over the past few years. Simply put, these compressed poems are original works mainly in haiku and senryu form, observing some of the plant, animal, and human goings-on in my own life as well as the lives of those close to me. There is what I hope to be an authentic element of self-reflection present throughout this 6-page collection, as well.  My main influences are Marlene Mountain, John Brandi, Edith Shiffert, and Richard Wright. And, over the past few years, some of my poems have been published in magazines—these include Acorn,  Bear Creek Haiku, Mayfly,  Presence, bottle rockets,  paper wasp, Taj Mahal Review, Prune Juice, and Lilliput Review.

Jeff's Origami microchap & selected poem are available below. Click the title to download the one-page PDF.

Origami Micro-Chapbook 

Selected Poem(s)

harmless poses

Cover art: scene changes
by Jan Keough

Every Origami Micro-chapbook
may be printed, for free,
from this website.

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open tent flap
invites dawn


out back
a toad and I greet
each other, the rain

Jeff Ingram © 2016