Mercury House

Runaway Angels

Philip Daughtry

$15, 84 pages
ISBN 978-156279XXX

Fellow writers urge me to write a biogrphy given my "colorful life."
"Runaway Angels" is a poetic biography of my soul's imaginings.




Some of the poems included in this volume were previously published in New Canadian & American Poetry, Kyoi Kuksu, Nexus, Kuksu / Exiled in America Press, Sitting Frog, Book of the Goddess, Chimera, The Southern California Anthology, Topanga Messenger, Full Moon, Beatitudes, Blind Donkey,  Pinch Penny,  Green Man, Bobcats, Big Moon, Poetsfeet, The Dalmo’ma Anthology, CoEvolution Quarterly, Literature En Marche (Paris), LeCarosse (Mexico City), Baby Beat Generation: A Century of American Poets (1919-2019) (City Lights, 2019).

Born in Derwentwater, England, in 1942, Philip James Daughtry is widely anthologized, and his publications include The Stray Moon, Kid Nigredo, Magic Harness, Celtic Blood, The Centaur's Son, and Night Ride with Dahlia . He lives in Topanga, California, with his wife, artist Rita George.






Cover image: photograph of original newsprint,
Los Angeles Times, 1986, credit given to Reuters,
with caption "An Angel in Zurich."
photographer unknown