"This is a masterpiece. The love poetry is especially beautiful. The entire sequence is in a way a love poem (and therefore must include some hate). The poem is a fine discourse on language, espec-ially poetic language, and on simple speech aspiring to truth while aware that this is an ideal forever double-crossed by the duplicity of words in the human mouth." —Irving Weinman.
This offers a major career retro-spective for trevor Joyce, taking texts not only from his earlier Shearsman collected volume, with the first dream of fire they hunt the cold (2001; 2nd edition, 2003) and the subsequent large Canadian vol-ume, What’s in Store (2007), but also from hard-er-to-find, and more recent mat-erial, both translated and original.
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Allan Popa - Drone
Allan Popa is probably the Philippines’ most significant living poet, having published seven collections and teaching a new generation of writers at Ateneo de Manila University. […] Popa also writes and publishes in English, which Elmer Ordonez not...6 August 2014, 4:27pm
Carrie Etter — Imagined Sons
Carrie Etter’s third collection, Imagined Sons, is an intimate and searing set of poems. And much like its subject, once in these poems, there’s no getting out.6 August 2014, 12:28pm