I’m Jeremiah Walton.  I’m 20 // from N.H // & travel around the country w/ traveling bookstore Books & Shovels. We sell literature at a ‘pay-what-you-can’ rate, encouraging passionate living > making a living.  In 2011, I founded Nostrovia! Poetry. I was 15, and it looked like it was managed by a 15 y/o.  N!P has grown though.  I now co-manage the press w/ poet & editor Christopher Morgan.  I stuck my thumb out in 2013, and have been on & off the road since, bopping around the country, and writing.

You can follow my travels thru Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / this blog.

NOTE:  I measure my success as a poet by the number of people I can inspire.  I like inspiring others & inspiring myself.  I like doing this in person, with intimate communications, one-on-one, or small groups, thru street ciphers, busking, from late night roof tops to sunrise beaches.  I have stopped making my writing available online, and rarely post my poems to this blog.  I no longer submit writing to zines / publications unless thru solicitation.  There are some rad publications I love that are out now, but the work consistently keeping up on submitting isn’t a path I enjoy anymore.

An archive of my writing is available here, along with some favorites linked below.  I prefer sharing my writing thru in person performances, & handing out self-published collections by hand.  I sell all my writing at a ‘pay-what-you-can’ rate.


PERFORMANCES :  Slam Free or Die / This Is Poetry

TEXT : Sadness Requiring An Ambulance / my lover & I promised not to fight in the mornings / mushrooms 4/7/15 / “You’re looking good for being on Adderall.”




  • Gatsby’s Abandoned Children (self published / out of print)






Books & Shovels / Nostrovia! Poetry are ‘pay-what-you-can’ projects that continue due to support from readers / publishers / other artists. Donate to support our gas tank & printers’ eating habits.



  • Hey, We Do This (w/ Josh Spiler, 2015)



I’m responsive at Twitter (@NostroviaPoetry)
My email is jeremiahwalton at nostroviatowriting dot com

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  1. Thank you for discovering my photography blog You gave me the opportunity to discover, explore and follow your blog. Hope we both enjoy our journeys. On behalf of the Through Harold’s Lens Creative Team, my trusty sidekick Mr. SLR Nikon, his brother Mr. Pen Pal and myself, we wish you the best.


  2. read through some of your poems, glad to see young people with talent. i do take issue with somethings you have said, however, like, “Passion and freedom are privelages.” how can you think that? passion is naturally part of the human condition, and for freedom to be a privelage would imply slavery was a normal thing. passion is just an expression of concentrated love.

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