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Poetry

By Patricia Young

Ruba’iyat for the Time of Apricots is the third book of poetry from writer and artist Basma Kavanagh. “Ruba’iyat” refers to a grouping of “ruba’i” – poems in a classical Persian four-line form not unlike ... Read More »

December 10, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Tess Liem

Ruba’iyat for the Time of Apricots is the third book of poetry from writer and artist Basma Kavanagh. “Ruba’iyat” refers to a grouping of “ruba’i” – poems in a classical Persian four-line form not unlike ... Read More »

December 10, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Penn Kemp

Penn Kemp’s Fox Haunts is a collection of poems about an enduring character in fables and folklore: the fox. Kemp is enchanted with her subject matter, and there are many playful moments. The poems are ... Read More »

November 22, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Emilia Danielewska

Penn Kemp’s Fox Haunts is a collection of poems about an enduring character in fables and folklore: the fox. Kemp is enchanted with her subject matter, and there are many playful moments. The poems are ... Read More »

November 22, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Harold Hoefle

A poet should be a high-powered observer, a master of microscopic attention, and an instrument by which one world can be translated into another, rather like a Hubble telescope for metaphoric transmission. In his fourth ... Read More »

November 19, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Katherena Vermette

Katherena Vermette prefaces the opening section in her second collection of poetry with an epigraph from Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love.” This may seem like a counterintuitive choice for the poems that follow, ... Read More »

October 15, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Julie Bruck

Katherena Vermette prefaces the opening section in her second collection of poetry with an epigraph from Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love.” This may seem like a counterintuitive choice for the poems that follow, ... Read More »

October 15, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry