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Bruce Taylor: The Longest You’ve Lived Anywhere: New and Selected Poems

Karla Huston Plain-spoken without being plain, with language, simple, but not simpleminded, Bruce Taylor writes in a way that allows…

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Subject to Change

Diane Lockward Subject to Changeby Marilyn TaylorDavid Roberts Books2004$16.00 In this lively collection, Marilyn Taylor uses traditional forms but with…

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V: WaveSon.nets / Losing L’una

Janet McCann V: WaveSon.nets / Losing L’unaby Stephanie StricklandPenguin2002$18.00 Stephanie Strickland’s poetry collection, V, is a wild ride in a new…

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Hapax

Clare Banks A. E. Stallings’ poems in Hapax, her second full-length collection, are striking in form and subject. Many pair contemporary…

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Another World Instead

Matthew Campbell Roberts For William Stafford readers, the long awaited release of Another World Instead offers insights into the shaping of one…

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The Wave-Maker

Ann Kolakowski In an interview published earlier this year, Elizabeth Spires was asked how her work has matured since the…

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Lisa Russ Spaar: Vanitas, Rough

John Poch In Lisa Russ Spaar’s new book, though never mentioned by name, Persephone is the presiding genius. Persephone’s presence…

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A Saturday Night at the Flying Dog

Walter Bargen A Saturday at the Flying Dog, winner of the1998 Field Poetry Prize, is a quantum leap into a…

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Bruce Snider: Paradise Indiana

Christian Anton Gerard “Have I reached the end of the world? / Or Indiana?” Bruce Snider asks at the end…

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Poetry and Moral Vision: A Symposium

Ravi Shankar Poetry and Moral Vision: A Symposiumby Ravi Shankar2003 Aftereffects of downpour lingered as mist in the early autumn…

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