Buffy Aakaash

Published Poet & Writer


November 19, 2022

Eat The Storms
The Poetry Podcast

You can hear me read these 6 poems on this wonderful podcast from the UK -- Buddha's Garden, Remembering Last Year at Hood Canal, The Beauty Before Us, The Pray-ers, The Things I Can Now See Without You, and What Love Is Never. Or listen to them here...

Buddha’s Garden
Remembering Last Year at Hood Canal
The Things I Can Now See Without You
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The Pray-ers
The Beauty Before Us

September 2022

Instant Noodles
from Devil's Party Press

"Grief Moves Slow," "Nelson," and "My Heart Now" appear in this sweet online journal, this particular one with the theme "Pathos." Visit Instant Noodles and support Devil's Party Press. There are recordings of my reading these on the site.


Summer 2022

The Whisky Blot

"Cowboy Regrets" appears now online, and in their first issue coming out later this summer.

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Summer 2022

New Feathers Anthology

Two new poems, "The Pray-ers" and "Homes I Have Built," appear in this anthology currently available online.


Summer 2022

Planisphere Q - Dreamland

These dazzlingly well designed little books are a treasure to behold. I'm honored to have "A Child's Dream," "The Dream of Juniper," and "Hold on This Dream" published late summer.


Upcoming Publications

December 2022

Untangling the Knots

... will be published by Kelsay Books. This 20-poem chapbook arose out of the previously published poem, "How to Untangle a Knot." It was birthed in the lonely isolation of a pandemic in the winter of 2020.

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December 2022

An Anthology by Devil's Party Press

Includes three of my poems -- Beneath the Stars I Release, Hibernation, and On Lake Washington: The Duck

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About Buffy Aakaash

Buffy Aakaash grew up around hills and lakes in New Jersey west of New York City. He has lived as a queer man in both big cities and small remote towns throughout the US since then. His work has been published in numerous online and printed publications. Buffy was the 2022 recipient of Poetry Society of Vermont's "Marian Gleason Memorial Award" for his poem, The Beauty Before UsHe currently resides in the Green Mountains of Central Vermont, with his canine companion, Bodhi.


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