Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends

What food you eat, whether your family nurtures or abuses you, and how friends fit into your life determine whether you live in despair or delight, cringing or cavorting through your days. F.I. Goldhaber's poems capture the marvelous and the malignant of all three.
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Subversive Verse

A collection of poems about corporate cruelty, gender grievances, supreme shambles, political perversion, and race relations best read aloud.
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Pairs of Poems

Pairing poems about similar topics written in different moods at different points in time, Pairs of Poems offers a variety of perspectives on subjects as diverse as nature, love, history, and politics. A collection of forty-four poems, Pairs of Poems examines various facets of our relationships with the world and the people around us.

"This collection is the candid record of a seasoned writer" -- Oregon Poet Laureate Emerita Paulann Petersen
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"With an often politically satiric voice, Pairs of Poems embraces freeways and oceans, warehouse stores and forests, urban parks and picketers. In these twenty-two pairings, F.I. Goldhaber's images move easily from the domestic to the celestial, from a cat's small nose-smudges left on a window to the moon 'marked with sleep lines' at dawn. This collection is the candid record of a seasoned writer who, when faced with 'plot roadblocks,' turns to a 'steamy hot shower,' wondering with wit '...how any good prose/was written before/running water.' "
Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen
Author of The Wild Awake and Blood-Silk

Green Is The Color Of Winter

An Eclectic Collection of work with

Poetry by Nyla Alisia, F.I. Goldhaber, Marc Janssen, Marilyn Johnston, Editor Kitty, and Andrew Scott. Prose by Andrew S. Fuller.

Photography by Nyla Alisia

All profits for Green is the Color of Winter will be donated to SMART: Start Making A Reader Today "Our vision is an Oregon where every child can read and is empowered to succeed"

Cover Design and Interior Design donated by Publish Your Words

Photographs Voted Best Artwork by Preditors & Editors Readers Poll
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Some of the other places where F.I.'s poetry appears:

by F. I. Goldhaber
Portland Metrozine introduces my poems with: Goldhaber wields their poetry as an activist's tool to call out injustice against our fellow humans, our environment, and other species that inhabit the earth with us. Read Protest, Forgotten, and Ugly But Necessary in the Summer, 2019 issue. Point of View and Repair Fair appear in the Fall, 2019 issue.
by F. I. Goldhaber
I took a photo at Tryon Creek State Natural Area to create a broadside for my poem Brooks, first published in Pairs of Poems, first appearing on Twitter as part of Folded Word's Form.Reborn. The City of Beaverton selected the Brooks broadside as #YourArtMoment for October 20, 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
I combined The Heron, originally published by Origami Poems Project in my microchapbook, Summer Creek , with a photo I took at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge as a broadside and the Beaverton City Government selected it as #YourArtMoment for August 23, 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Vitamin ZZZ reprinted my poems Full House on page 33 of the Spring 2019 edition, Family Bed and Dreams on page 14 of the Summer 2019 edition, Dream Ticket. Vitamin ZZZ is SleepyHead CENTRAL's literary effort to spread awareness about all things sleep.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The Handy Uncapped Pen, a community for disabled and neurodivergent writers and other creatives. published my poem NormalPeople on August 9, 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Kelsey Creek Shade, originally published by Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place, appeared in my collection, Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends, illustrated with this photo. I combined the two as a broadside and the Beaverton City Government selected it as #YourArtMoment for August 4, 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Anunnaki Ray Marquez published my poem, I See Your Soul, on his intersex educational website. Mx. Marquez is a gender/intersex, activist, educator, writer, and speaker.
by F. I. Goldhaber
NATIONALISM: (Mis)Understanding Donald Trump's Capitalism, Racism, Global Politics, International Trade and Media Wars -- a rich, robust collection of 10 essays, three fiction pieces, 51 poems, and two plays -- includes my poems Amendment XIV and The War on Terrorism.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Zingara Poetry Review, a space for practicing poets, published the shadorma Protection on May 1, 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The Origami Poems Project selected six of my poems inspired by Summer Creek -- which runs through Beaverton and Tigard, Oregon -- for a microchap 'zine. You can download Summer Creek, print it, and follow the instructions to fold it for your own personal copy. (Cover art by Lauri Burke.)
by F. I. Goldhaber
Wetlands Drama won the thirteenth annual Number One poetry contest and appeared on page 26 (page 37 in the document) of Volume 46, released in January of 2019.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Two of my poems appear in the Winter/Spring 2019 issue of Kaleidoscope. Read Little Lavender Pill, first published in the Spring/Summer 2009 issue of Thresholds, on page 16 (17 in the document), and Age Old Dilemma, first published in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends, on page 29 (30).
by F. I. Goldhaber
Still Fighting, inspired by the loss of a dear friend to the Men's Rights Activists, appeared on Room's Turtle Island Responds, an online library of lived experience offered in verse. (Artwork Secwepemcúl'ecw on Turtle Island / in North America by Danachos.)
by F. I. Goldhaber
Abused and Alone appeared in We Will Not Be Silenced, the lived experience of sexual harassment and sexual assault told powerfully through poetry, prose, essay, and art with 70 percent of the profits donated to organizations that provide services to sexual harassment and sexual assault survivors.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Filial Food appeared in Volume No. XVII and Ashes to Ashes appeared in Volume No. XVIII of Survivor's Review, which encourages the creative expression of cancer survivors.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The haiku, Blood Moon, and the shadorma, Crystals, appear in the Fall, 2018 issue of Door is a Jar Magazine.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Kosmos Journal published Chains of Injustice as part of the We the World Days of Unity campaign, Fall 2018.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Hawk appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of Parentheses Journal, an international independent literary journal.
by F. I. Goldhaber
A first person version of Ode of a Buggy Whip appeared on page 33 of the June 2018 issue of Perspectives Magazine, where inanimate objects and animals have their say.
by F. I. Goldhaber
On December 2, 2017 Poetic Medicine's New Voices published Not Enough
by F. I. Goldhaber
The November 15, 2017 Placeholder Magazine -- a fiercely independent critical voice covering contemporary arts, culture, and literature -- features Lessons from Martin Niemöller, Hate Speech ≠ Free Speech, and Braving a Hostile World.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Armed appeared on page 18 of the September 8, 2017 issue of Pink Panther Magazine, providing a multicultural atmosphere that focuses on today's women's issues.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Portland Heroes, #BiVisibility, and True Colors and False Flags are featured in the inaugural issue of Weatherbeaten, a refuge for those seeking asylum from the storm.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Intersectionality, Begging for Help, and The Price of Prisons for Profit appear in the second issue of Tiny Tim Literary Review, targeted at normalizing the narratives of those who have chronic illness and disabilities and humanizing medical professionals.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Where Have You Been? appeared in Black Lives Have Always Mattered, A Collection of Essays, Poems, and Personal Narratives Edited by Abiodun Oyewole from 2Leaf Press, publisher of alternative fiction, non-fiction, poetry and bilingual works by activists, academics, poets and authors.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Tree Teachings and Dogwood included in These Trees, a coffee table book by photographer Ruthie Rosauer. The book showcases more than 140 photographs of trees embellished with twenty five poems penned by twenty poets.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Armed appeared in Issue 5.2 of Star 82 Review, an art and literature, online and print magazine that highlights words and images in gemlike forms.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Growing up Jewish in the American South and What Racism? appear in 11/9: The Fall of American Democracy, presenting diverse voices of those most affected by the 2016 U.S. presidential election results. RAINN and ACLU will receive a 50/50 split of the book's profits.
by F. I. Goldhaber
You Are Not My Mother appeared in Connoisseurs of Suffering: Poetry for the Journey to Meaning, edited by by Jason Dias and Louis Hoffman as part of University Professors Press' Poetry, Healing, and Growth Book Series.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Ashes to Ashes appeared in the Winter 2017 issue and T appeared in the LGBTQ-themed Summer 2016 issue of Soul-Lit: a journal of spiritual poetry.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The poem Ode to a Buggy Whip appeared in the Autumn 2016 issue of Kalyna Review.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The tanka Kelsey Creek Shade appeared on page 26 of the Fall 2016 issue of Windfall: A Journal of Poetry of Place.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Farmers' Market Bounty appeared in the July 21, 2016 issue of The Hillsdale Farmers' Market Grapevine (scroll to Your Market Basket).
by F. I. Goldhaber
Occupy America, Winds of Change, Hate, Five Old White Men, Trans Pacific Partnership, Summer's Heat, Shared Grieving, Home Grown Terrorism, Little Old WHITE Lady, and Respecting Beliefs appeared on The New Verse News, an on-line e-zine for politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Cycle of Life appeared in the debut issue of Icarus Down Review, a monthly ebook publication dedicated to writers who like to aim a little higher and shoot a little farther. It's also available in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Gender Blending Fashion and Barriers appear in Love & Ensuing Madness, a new feature of Rat's Ass Review.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Gender Blending Fashion appeared December 3, 2015 in the winter issue of Rat's Ass Review online poetry journal.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Four haiku and tanka -- Berries, Truffles, Autumn Harvest, and Portland Diversity -- were among pieces featured at Portland Mall Management Inc. Be Grateful event, with work displayed on signs posted in the transit mall area, (5th and 6th Ave. between Salmon and Burnside). Portland Diversity photo by Shawn Norris.
by F. I. Goldhaber
On the Fringes appeared appeared on page 127 of the print edition (134 online) of the Fall 2015 issue of the Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, a journal of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Ode to Chocolate appeared July 1, 2015 on A Quiet Courage, a Journal of Microfiction and Poetry in 100 Words or Less.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The Master Gardener and The Urn appear in Bear the Pall: Stories & Poems about the Loss of a Parent, published in April, 2015.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Food Porn appeared on page 18 of TRN Literary Magazine's September/October, 2014 issue. It's also available in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Three poems — True Love, A Love Poem, and Intervention — appeared February 22, 2013 on The Blue Hour Magazine, an art and literary magazine. They're also available in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Five poems — State Park, Winter Market, Winter Storm, Full House, and Winter Driving — appear in Green Is The Color Of Winter, a fundraising project for SMART: Start Making A Reader Today
by F. I. Goldhaber
Two poems — Conversations with my Mother's Purse and In The Irish Countryside — appeared in the inaugural issue of Gold Man Review literary magazine which launched in November of 2011
by F. I. Goldhaber
Books appeared on the August 9, 2011 issue and Canvas appeared on the July 20, 2011 issue of Every Day Poets.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The Conference appeared in the September, 2011 issue of the Willamette Writer. It's also available in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends.
by F. I. Goldhaber
March 10, 2011, Separation of Church and State, and Consumer Temple appeared on protestpoems.org.. Find Consumer Temple in Pairs of Poems. Read Separation of Church and State and March 10, 2011 in Subversive Verse.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Ten of F.I. Goldhber's haiku and tanka appeared in On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded onto Twitter, published by Folded Word Press, February, 2010. Written on four continents and read on six, the works in this anthology celebrate the birth of a new literary form: the tweet.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Trade Deficit appeared October, 2009 in Poetry for the Masses. Read it in Subversive Verse.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Travels through Life appeared Summer, 2009 on page 50 of the premier issue of Diverse Voices Quarterly.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Little Lavender Pill appeared in the Spring/Summer 2009 issue of the literary journal, Thresholds.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The haiku Hail appeared April, 2009 in Four and Twenty a short form poetry journal.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The haiku Sun Glutton, Dogwood, Cherry Blossoms, Flowers, Tide, Rust, Rain, Observations and tanka Brooks and Contradiction appeared on Twitter as part of Form.Reborn in March and April, 2009. Find Rain and Brooks in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Getting Ready appeared in the Your Stories section of the May/June 2008 issue of The Rambler. Read it in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
The Mall appeared September 2008 in Appleseeds anthology from Sacred Fools Press. You can read it online, page 25. You can also read it in in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
True Love (2009), Vision (2009), Interruption (2007), Waiting (2007), Early Morning Commute (2006), and On the Street (2006) appeared on Long Story Short, a magazine for writers. Read True Love and Waiting in Food ♦ Family ♦ Friends and Early Morning Commute, Interruption, On the Street, and Waiting in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Rain and Rust exhibited in the 3Lights Gallery launch edition in January 2007; Tide in the Full Bloom edition, March 2007. Find Rain in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Dawn Stroll appeared November 2006 in In Our Own Voices an Oregon Writers Colony collection of fifty works by members. You can also read it in in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Humdinger Literary E-zine published Signs of the Times, Corporations, Fellow Travelers, Dreams, and Betrayal in May 2006. Read them all in Pairs of Poems and Corporations in Subversive Verse.
by F. I. Goldhaber
NW Women's Journal, a monthly magazine written by, for, and about professional women in the Portland-Vancouver area, published Romance and Dawn Stroll in the December 15, 2005 issue. Read both in Pairs of Poems.
by F. I. Goldhaber
Bridges to Nowhere — poetry chapbook illustrated with photographs by Lou Loeffler — published September 2004