Review of Trey Moody’s Thought That Nature

Review of Trey Moody’s Thought That Nature

Thought That Nature by Trey Moody Sarabande Books, 2014   Trey Moody’s Thought That Nature, winner of the 2012 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry (selected by Cole Swensen), shows a poet moved deeply by the mysterious relationship between Self and world. Take the...
Reverse

Reverse

  The man walks backward into a lamplit studio where like him the woman is crying. They scream in each other’s faces until the tears recede back into their eyes, turning them from red to white. The two hold each other, grateful for this cure. They undress and...
Review of You Must Remember This by Michael Bazzett

Review of You Must Remember This by Michael Bazzett

  Michael Bazzett’s first full-length collection, You Must Remember This (Milkweed Editions), shows a poet fluent in many registers. Though they range from irony to frightening sincerity, these poems are unified by their ability to make the familiar strange and to...