poems by Peter Maeck
The lens of Peter Maeck's Aperture captures a rhymed and unrhymed gallery of animated short subjects and tableaux vivants peopled by cold sober sages, ardent idealists, self-crowned royalty, and pretenders to their thrones. By turns mordant, merry, and mischievous, these poems humor saints and shysters, frame show-offs, and coax grins from the camera-shy.
POETRY / General
ISBN: 978-1-956056-58-7 (print; softcover; perfect bound)
140 pages; 45 illustrations
Peter Maeck is a poet, novelist, playwright, and photographer. His narrative poem Remembrance of Things Present: Making Peace With Dementia (Shanti Arts, 2017) celebrates his father’s brave, good-humored experience with Alzheimer’s disease. Peter’s novel, Zänker, will be published in February 2023. Peter served as US State Department American Cultural Specialist in Tanzania and Morocco. He holds a BA in English from Dartmouth College and an MFA in playwriting from Brandeis University.
Peter Maeck’s sister Alexandra Maeck is a professor of English and a sly and subtle artist with pencil and pen.
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