On THE CRUZ: Poems of Santa Cruz

New Edition 2022


by Ron Lampi

Size:  6″ x 9″
No. Pages: 374
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-1-92194-21-4


Poet, philosopher, and dedicated chronicler of life Ron Lampi celebrates the unique treasure that is Santa Cruz, California, in this poetry collection. A companion work is Lampi’s Bay of Monterey, both collections “presenting the parallel running inspirations that begin to bring into form the mythos of place, which today is fundamental to the emerging Mythos of the New Age.” From lyrical and comic to serene and passionate, Lampi serenades the joyous contrasts of this vibrant locale with an appreciation that inspires the reader to imagine and experience their own world through the eyes of the artist and poet. The tale of the 1989 earthquake moves one to tears, as do the depictions of some of the street characters who call this place home. Once you dive into it, you will not be able to put this book down…



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