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A Little History

  I’m an  avid fan of all sorts of contemporary poetry, especially free verse shorter pieces that manage to condense something very potent and significant into just a few lines. […]

Looking for New Contibutors

If you’re a writer or an avid reader, artist or creative professional, the odds are there is something you can do with the RRP Blog. We are looking for contributors […]

Bristlecone Pine

A Poem by Chase Ambler The ancient Bristlecone stands gnarled and battered against the centuries. Each twist in its bark a memory of a fellow tree lost. The wildfire flames […]

She Spoke Like Late Autumn

A Poem by Chase Ambler She spoke like late autumn reds oranges yellows once fireballs lining streets casting golden hues below long fallen from shivering limbs now trodden in November […]

Scaling Together

A poem by Chase Ambler                   Scaling Together Born in the forest stream, You played among the young Saplings of aspen groves. […]

Rains I & II

 A poem by Chase Ambler Rains I & II -I- The first drops lick the glass like highway bugs on windshields. Stirred by the rising winds, an empty grocery bag […]

Hemidactylus Frenatus

 A poem by Chase Ambler He called me Chichak, watched me hunt around the light bulb. He inspected ceilings, walls, closet doors, and found no ropes, no wires, no strings— […]

Tuk-Tuk

 A poem by Chase Ambler   A few baht admits you to the piercing gasoline stench, the waft of grilled meat through smoke, the air hanging with water, the orchids […]

Author Interview: Nicholas Trandahl

We feel so honored at River Ram Press to be working with Nicholas Trandahl. His style of writing is very rare to find these days and his fresh take on […]

Thursday Tracks

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ I remember riding the Light Rail one day and really noticing some of the monochromatic landscapes that it passes through. The only […]

My Girlfriend’s Grandpa

 A poem by Chase Ambler Photo credit to CERAC ~ Reflection ~ First of all, the title really dates this poem. I haven’t thought of my wife as my girlfriend […]

Alpenglow

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ In this love poem to my wife, I compare her to the only thing that comes close: nature. The poem follows the […]

To My Glasses

A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ Anyone that wears vision-correcting tools can probably relate to this poem. There are times when you forget you even have glasses, yet […]

Receiving a True Insult

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ The really painful insults are the truths that hit you later and really ‘get under your skin’ as this poem tries to […]

Two Stags

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ I’ve always been enamored with the sight of wildlife in the cemetery behind my mother’s house. The dichotomy of lost life and […]