06/30/2011

It’s as if his poems happen twice.
First as the bullet that pierces the skin;
second as the tracer whose flare
ribbons the dark with carmine.

Read Valerio Magrelli’s “I’ve often imagined gazes” at Poetry International >>


06/29/2011

We’ve all wondered what happens when George Jones gives way to the Devil. Wonder no longer.

Listen hard: “RADIO ALL NIGHT SPECIAL AM” at Devil’s Lake


06/19/2011

Both a sound-smith and a poet incredibly adept at creating vivid imagery, Coutley can still sucker punch you with an unexpected “jerk.”

Read the poem at Verse Daily >>


06/17/2011

Schiavo’s mad songs speak with the startling confidence of a seer, the bravado of Walt Whitman, and the vulnerability of a romantic.

Read “from The Mad Song” at No Tell Motel >>


05/05/2011

Birdwatchers drop twelve of their ways, see thirteen black omens.
Stevens had a camera; Jeff Tigchelaar has changed the lens.

Read “One Way of Looking at Thirteen Blackbirds” >>


MORE REVIEWS:

05/05/2011
'Sara Teasdale’s “There Will Come Soft Rains”', Saara Myrene Raappana


05/05/2011
'Jeff Tigchelaar’s “One Way of Looking at Thirteen Blackbirds”', Saara Myrene Raappana


03/10/2011
'Archival Footage #30: Niagara Falls', Chris Shannon


SOME POEMS:

02/01/2012
'The Escape', Ryan Vine


11/04/2009
'Corrective', Sidney Wade


12/15/2016
'2016', Ryan Meyer


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