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James Brush

James Brush lives in Austin, TX where he teaches high school English. He is the author of Birds Nobody Loves, A Place Without a Postcard, and numerous scraps of paper around his house.

His favorite thing to do is hang out with his wife and young son.

You can find him online at Coyote Mercury. He also edits the online literary journal Gnarled Oak.


James' Origami micro-chapbook & selected poem are available below.  Download the single-page micro-chapbook as a PDF by clicking the title.  To read the selected poem below, also click on the title.

Origami Micro-Chapbook 

Selected Poem(s)

Six October Stones


Cover: Cairn on NH River
by Jan Keough
Every Origami Micro-chapbook
may be printed, for free,
from this website.


a sulphur butterfly

rides prairie wind

tired sunflowers

lean heavy

on barbwire fences
James Brush  © 2015