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This chapbook is a PDF replica to perserve formatting. Poetry for the dead, the dying, and the ghosts. 45 illustrated poems collecting the best of Golds' noir poetry from 2020 - 2022. Paper lanterns and petty crime. Whiskey bars and beach confessions. One-night stands and the childhoods that led to cheating, self-harm, and paranoia.


From OCD and grief to benign inspirations like antiseptic cream and call-waiting, Stephen J. Golds examines life with a sigh only sometimes wistful. Before an urban Japanese backdrop, we ride w/ him amid subway delays and panic attacks, careening cars and horror movies.Foreword by HLR, poetry features by BF Jones and David Cramner.

Half-Empty Doorways by Stephen J. Golds - Poetry eBook

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