“So many trained poems of reason in one volume create a real treasure.”
Winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, Lo, a striking collection of poems by Melissa Crowe, is a pick-it-up-and-read-it straight-through collection, an “OMG, OMG!” page-turner.
“To 2040 is a visionary collection that challenges readers to transform the natural world into multisensory reflection.”
“What are days for if not to let go of days,” Maya C. Popa writes early in this second collection of poems following her award-winning debut, American Faith.
“Time Is a Mother is a true magic trick. The message made into shapes sharp with meaning, . . .”
“an eminently readable, even compelling collection.”
Frequently, the opening poem of a collection provides the reader with knowledge of how to read the collection.
There is a large discussion in the world of poetry about how to proceed with the expanding legion of what are derisively called “Instagram poets,” as comers from all corners argue about whether or
The modern, post COVID feel of the word longing is different, isn’t it? A longing is now more than a want. Maybe even more than a need. Poet Natalie Shapero gets that.
“seeing, feeling, remembering, transforming, articulating what was, what is, what could have been. If only.”
“Quinn provides a welcome collection of creative healing.”
“From the New World is an indispensable addition to any literary library, a tour de force selection of Jorie Graham’s critically important poems to date.”
“This collection is rich in a multitude of examples of inter-connectedness with the world, identification with paintings, a variety of journeys culminating in revelation and aesthetic trans
“This collection offers the riches of a mature poet’s reflections on life and death, which cannot help but enrich our own lives as well.”
Have you ever wondered why books of poetry, unless they span the whole of a writer’s life and work, are so slim?
“Left-Handed: Poems is strongly recommended to all poetry lovers and to all readers who find they must radically change their lives in order to live more authentically.”
“Many of the poems in Place are deeply contemplative and philosophical.