Where the Time Goes

wherethetimegoes_lg Gale Renee Walden

GusGus Press
72 pp. ● 5.5×8.5
$9.95 (pb)
ISBN 978-1-945805-09-7 (pb)

Poetry – Collection

Publication date: April 1, 2017

About the Book

In Where The Time Goes Walden takes you on a road trip under skies flirting with transgression as she considers the yada, yada of romance, her mother’s beginning Alzheimer’s, the ghost of a dog digging up her bone. Things are ordinary until they aren’t—antique post office boxes are time travel machines, Jack-in-the-Box fast food machines talk back to people, and the end-of-the-world weather blows simulacrum through prairies and deserts.

Amy Hassinger’s analysis of Walden’s poem “Autobiography.”


“Walden’s lyricism is quirky, comic, yet strangely touching — the poignancy emerging when you least expect it.”The Harvard Review


“Walden’s observations are true, a personal truth that will resonate with some readers and bring empathetic understanding to others. Her style is straightforward, choosing words precisely without the need to flaunt, and illustrative: every new story brought a small movie to life inside my mind.” — Rebecca Knaur, Review, Smile Politely


Praise for Gale Walden’s Same Blue Chevy . . .

“The intelligence and faithfulness to her vision that moves thought the poems make even flat landscape voluptuous with meaning.” — Susan Swartwout, American Book Review