The Bat’s Love Song by Heather Ann Schmidt just published by Crisis Chronicles Press!

     two selections 
      from The Bat’s Love Song: American Haiku

     March 20

     Three golden finches
     sing in the white birch trees:
     pieces of sunshine.

     June 25

     Rain on my roof:
     tears of a goddess leaving the
     world heavier now.



The Bat’s Love Song: American Haiku is available for $5 (includes shipping) from Crisis Chronicles Press; 420 Cleveland Street; Elyria, Ohio 44035.  You may also order securely through PayPal:

Poet’s biography:

Heather Ann Schmidt is an adjunct professor at Oakland Community College in Michigan. She edits tinfoildresses poetry journal. Her poems can be found in various online and print journals. Her other books include Channeling Isadora Duncan (Gold Wake Press, 2009), The Owl & the Muse: Collected Tanka (recycled karma press, 2009) and a full collection of poems forthcoming from Village Green Press.  She received her MFA from National University.

Crisis Chronicles will publish another collection of her poems, Transient Angels, sometime in 2010. 

Keep track of Heather Ann Schmidt’s upcoming publications, readings and more at

See and hear Heather Ann Schmidt (and Nin Andrews) at the next Lix and Kix poetry extravaganza:
7 p.m. on Tuesday 15 December 2009 at Bela Dubby, 13321 Madison Avenue in Lakewood, Ohio.