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A faculty member at the Univeristy of North
Carolina School of the Arts, Joseph
Robert Mills has degrees in literature from the University of Chicago
(B.A.), The Univeristy of New Mexico (M.A.), and the Univeristy of
California-Davis (Ph.D). His published works include poetry,
fiction, drama, and criticism. Additionally, with his wife Danielle Tarmey, he is co-author of A Guide to North Carolina's Wineries (John F.
Mills has 5 volumes of poetry published with Press 53. His scholarly works include the critical anthology
of the Marx Brothers
Louis L’Amour’s Hondo
Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America
(1998) have been included in Boise State University’s Western Writers
Series. His poetry has been featured on Garrison
Writer's Almanac on
National Public Radio.
displays a wry sense of humor in his very accessible poetry,
which often focuses on the charming everyday moments of life.
collection of wine poems, Angels,
Thieves, and Winemakers
is a wonderful example of the wit, sensitivity, and powers of
observation that are hallmarks of all his poetry.
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speak of a wine’s future
to speak of our own desires,
we hope as we age
we’ll become more
our tannins will mellow.
recognize right now
have a burst of flavor,
energy, a liveliness,
also a harshness
later may soften
we’re more balanced,
Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers wine poems , Joseph Mills
(Press 53, Winston-Salem, 2008) Copyright ©
2008 by Joseph Mills. Posted at vintagewinepoems.com with the
permission of Joseph Robert Mills.
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A Guide to North Carolina's Wineries (2007)
(w/ Danielle Tarmey)