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Review of Katie Ford’s Blood Lyrics

Blood Lyrics takes risks: these highly lyrical, highly sincere, highly empathetic poems have none of the ironic, skittery posturing all too fashionable in poetry these days.

9781555976927

Review of Katie Ford’s Blood Lyrics

Blood Lyrics takes risks: these highly lyrical, highly sincere, highly empathetic poems have none of the ironic, skittery posturing all too fashionable in poetry these days.

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Book Review: The Robot Scientist’s Daughter by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Jeannine Hall Gailey The Robot Scientist’s Daughter Mayapple Press, 2015 Reviewed by Donna Vorreyer “The daughters of inventors are bound/to circumscribe their father’s creations with words.” Jeannine Hall Gailey uses this book to do just that, using her own experiences growing

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Book Review: The Robot Scientist’s Daughter by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Jeannine Hall Gailey The Robot Scientist’s Daughter Mayapple Press, 2015 Reviewed by Donna Vorreyer “The daughters of inventors are bound/to circumscribe their father’s creations with words.” Jeannine Hall Gailey uses this book to do just that, using her own experiences growing

Memorials

The Gorgeous Passion of Symbolism Regained; Book Review of Mieczyslaw Jastrun’s Memorials

The Gorgeous Passion of Symbolism Regained Memorials by Mieczyslaw Jastrun Translated Dzvinia Orlowsky & Jeff Friedman Paperback: 106 pages Diálogos (July, 2014) Reviewed by Tim Mayo The poems in this collection of Mieczyslaw Jastrun’s Memorials as translated by Dzvinia Orlowsky and

Memorials

The Gorgeous Passion of Symbolism Regained; Book Review of Mieczyslaw Jastrun’s Memorials

The Gorgeous Passion of Symbolism Regained Memorials by Mieczyslaw Jastrun Translated Dzvinia Orlowsky & Jeff Friedman Paperback: 106 pages Diálogos (July, 2014) Reviewed by Tim Mayo The poems in this collection of Mieczyslaw Jastrun’s Memorials as translated by Dzvinia Orlowsky and

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Review of Malachi Black’s Storm Toward Morning

“In his brilliant debut Storm Toward Morning, we find a poet working within, struggling against, and actively reshaping poetic form.”

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Review of Malachi Black’s Storm Toward Morning

“In his brilliant debut Storm Toward Morning, we find a poet working within, struggling against, and actively reshaping poetic form.”

Oil Sands

On “The Obstacle Poems”

On “The Obstacle Poems” The serial poem that follows, “The Obstacle Poems,” by Karl Patten—who invokes the poet’s most ancient role, that of speaking something into being—was written specifically to stand as a real and material obstacle to the Keystone

Oil Sands

On “The Obstacle Poems”

On “The Obstacle Poems” The serial poem that follows, “The Obstacle Poems,” by Karl Patten—who invokes the poet’s most ancient role, that of speaking something into being—was written specifically to stand as a real and material obstacle to the Keystone

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LETTER FROM PARIS IN FEBRUARY 2015

From Margo Berdeshevsky   Living in the Shadows of Winter and all the etceteras… It is long. It is cold. It is complicated. It’s Russian roulette, I nod. It can happen anywhere. It does It has. It will. It might.

Photo © Margo Berdeshevsky

LETTER FROM PARIS IN FEBRUARY 2015

From Margo Berdeshevsky   Living in the Shadows of Winter and all the etceteras… It is long. It is cold. It is complicated. It’s Russian roulette, I nod. It can happen anywhere. It does It has. It will. It might.

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Review of The Secret of Hoa Sen

Reviewed Simon Shieh In The Secret of Hoa Sen, Nguyen Phan Que Mai paints a series of intimate and deeply personal lyrical portraits of her country, her family and contemporary social concerns. The Vietnam war in this work is a

The secret . . .

Review of The Secret of Hoa Sen

Reviewed Simon Shieh In The Secret of Hoa Sen, Nguyen Phan Que Mai paints a series of intimate and deeply personal lyrical portraits of her country, her family and contemporary social concerns. The Vietnam war in this work is a