Review of Refuge by Adrie Kusserow

Review of Refuge by Adrie Kusserow

Of course they were tempted to lie down for a moment, under the lone tree, with its barely shade, to rest just a little while before moving on, the days passing slyly, hallucinations floating like kites above them until the blanched bones lay scattered in a ring...
Review of Her Familiars by Jane Satterfield

Review of Her Familiars by Jane Satterfield

    Jane Satterfield’s third collection, Her Familiars, is comprised of poems that range in style from full use of the page to the villanelle and sestina. These poems often address the experiences of women, both historical and contemporary. Satterfield’s received...
A Review of In the Kingdom of the Ditch by Todd Davis

A Review of In the Kingdom of the Ditch by Todd Davis

              . . . When my first boy           was born, in the nights after we brought him home,           I stood above his crib, head pressed over the rail           to assure myself he still breathed. I did the same           when I was a kid working at the...
A Review of The Imaginary City by Michael Bazzett

A Review of The Imaginary City by Michael Bazzett

           Picking the shrapnel of a thought from the softness of an opened          mind once the concussion has stilled into a barely ringing silence          is referred to as gleaning a slow harvest in the village of Mataghori.          ...
A Review of Darkening the Grass by Michael Miller

A Review of Darkening the Grass by Michael Miller

           And onto the meadow          Where the tall grass bends like the backs          Of women working in a field.          Milkweed leans in the breeze,          Wildflowers are closed,          And I sense something          In the distance, alive, watching me....