I recently came out with a new chapbook (small collection of poetry) called

As Light Ascends

. It is a collection of my poetry from the past 10 years. The poems, to me, represent my journey in search of connection. What I find is more questions and yet still also more solace.

Read some poems here:


As Light Ascends

" published in The LimeLight Libertine


Meditation on Duality

" published in Nomos Journal


Messages from the Sky


Here's what Gianna Russo said about it:

"As Light Ascends, the second chapbook of poems by Nyssa Rhiannon Hanger, reminds us to be attentive to the revolving world and to consider our place in it. In accessible, lovely, mostly lyric poems,Hanger returns again and again to our inter-woveness and ponders big philosophical questions:

How do we face the unknowable? What is our place on this earth? What good can we send into the world?

Ultimately, these poems affirm “It is wrong to believe/that emptiness means/that there is nothing.” In this heart-centered, spirit-full collection, Hanger’s poems open like “a thousand paper/petals waiting/to be released.”

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