DIVERSE POETRY BOOKS

This page documents the various books written and released by Joseph B. Raimond on the Mirran Thought label that are not part of a series of releases. Other books by Joseph B. Raimond can be found on the Diverse Art Books, Western Haiku, Edges, Plop Art and DWM Writings pages. Further smaller publications can also be found under our booklets page.

 

Artist: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Red Pepper, Blue

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Fourteen (MT-592) Release Date: October 15th, 2015

This little book of poetry and verse sums up the thoughts of the author as he worked his way through the last months of an abusive and violent marriage, and the hope he felt after finally achieving freedom from abuse. Very personal and very honest. 60 pages

 

Artist: Joseph B. Raimond III

Title: Junior Blues

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Fifteen (MT-599) Release Date: April 10th, 2017

The next book in Joseph B. Raimond's series of small 60 page books, this one deals with the recent death of his father at the end of 2015, and coming to terms with a sometimes difficult childhood and often indifferent father. Again, very personal and not always pretty, but brutally honest poetry.

 

Artist: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Vagabondia

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Sixteen (MT-601) Release Date: September 1st, 2017

Written in Paris, Dublin, Fürth and Barcelona, this 60 page little book is Joseph's first hardcover, and represents what he considers some of his best poetry work to date.

 

Artist: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Chloride and The Three Rivers

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Seventeen (MT-600) Release Date: March 15th, 2018

Written while traveling the west coast of the USA in 2017, this little 60 page book of poems and quick drawings comments on the current volatile and deteriorating political culture of the United States. Not recommended for Repulicans, conservatives or members of the NRA.

 

 Artist:: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Dishwasher

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Eleven (MT-567) Release Date: January 19th, 2019

This little 60 page hardcover book was written in Malcesine, Italy and Fürth, Germany in 2017, and as one has come to expect from Joseph, it is a brutally honest little book filled with comments and reflections of our current, fucked up world, as well as reflections on the one job Joseph really does well: washing dishes. Featuring cover art by Joseph B. Raimond and Adrian Gormley.

 

 Artist:: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Yink & Yank

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Twentytwo (MT-624) Release Date: December 9th, 2019

Why settle for Yin and Yang when you can have Yink and Yank?Another in his series of little 60 page books, this time Joseph B. Raimond offers poems written in 2017 and 2018 from his home in Fürth, Germany, and while traveling in Malta.  As usual, Republicans and stuffy conservatives beware!

 

 Artist:: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Broken

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Twentythree (MT-628) Release Date: January 24th, 2021

Like everyone around the world, the 2020 pandemic found Joseph B. Raimond with some extra time on his hands, which he used to finish up and publish this long started but never finished project. "Broken" features his usual 60 (actually, 66 pages!) page little book format, and contains short, 9 line poems each with a corresponding black ink drawing. Both funny and disturbing.

 

 Artist:: Joseph B. Raimond

Title: Behold, The Lovely Monster

Label: Mirran Thought Format: Book Catalog #: Read Twentyfour (MT-629) Release Date: April 18th, 2021

Written in the mid 1990s, this book is actually the second book written by Joseph B. Raimond and can be considered as the companion to Joseph's first book, "Edges". Finally released, these 150 pages of punk-rock inspired poetry are a witness to Joseph's mindframe when he was still so young, only in his mid 30s.