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My latest book of poems The Places That Hold won the Florida Book Awards bronze medal for poetry. Filled with victory and tragedy alike, this book shows the Sunshine State earnestly with both light and darkness. Available via Eastover Press, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and all other bookshops, I recommend buying this one from your local independent bookstore:

The Places That Hold — Barnes and Noble

The Places That Hold — Tombolo Books of St. Petersburg (most affordable option — book sold here at wholesale price)

The Places That Hold — Amazon



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My fourth book, Hard Inheritance, is available through all major book retailers. Please click the link below to purchase a copy of this volume dedicated to history, loss, place, and farm-family values.

Hard Inheritance by John Davis Jr.

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My 2014 collection, Middle Class American Proverb, is also available via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-A-Million, among other fine venues. Please click on the links below to purchase a copy:




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My chapbook of poems about fatherhood and mentorship, The Boys of Men, is available through Kelsay Books of California. These poems speak of honor, loyalty, courage, and other universal themes. It is available via Amazon and other retailers:


coverIf you haven’t purchased a copy of my first book, Growing Moon, Growing Soil: Poems of my Native Land, you’ll probably want to do that. Please support my work by purchasing a copy of my first venture into the literary realm: