By Adam C Smith
By Adam C Smith
By Various,V. S. Maday,N.I. Nicholson
FEATURING paintings by way of: Sarah Akin, Mikey Allcock, Samm Almester, Amy Barlow Liberatore, Matthew Brown, Cathy Carlisi, Ellie Castellanos, Tasha Chemel, Deanna Christian, Robin Como, Allen Davis, Melissa DeHart, Heather Dorn, fayola, Leila Fortier, Kimberly Gerry Tucker, Jessica Goody, Elizabeth J. (Ibby) Grace, Michael Lee Johnson, Duane L. Herrmann, Madison Kallisti, Jillian Koopman, Thomas Krampf, Craig Kurtz, Savanna Logsdon-Breakstone, Chris McLean, Laura Merleau, David Mitchell, Michael Scott Monje Jr., N.I. Nicholson, A.J. Odasso, Emily Paige Ballou, Thomas Park, C.F. Roberty, omit Roberts, Maranda Russell, Barbara Ruth, Giorgia Sage, Phillip Sroka, Lucas Scheelk, A.D. Stone, Bethany faucet, Jonathan Travelstead, sweet Waters, Angela Weddle, Christopher Wood-Robbins
By Dale Harris
By Angela Mosley
By Bruce Whiteman
Bruce Whiteman's first booklet of poems in conventional covered shape in thirty years is by way of turns discovered and allusive, and emotionally expressive and despairing. those poems interact 3 huge and strong topics: the landscapes we see and abide in, track that's comforting and a advisor to listening to the poem's compulsions, and love - erotic, household, and enduring. Whiteman is keenly observant of the wildlife of birds and bushes, of rocks and water, alive to the pressures and hurts of lifestyle, and particularly to the ways that song rescues us from dependency and pulls us again from a "cultivated hysteria." If there's an "intimate / apocalypse," there's additionally "radiant hope."
The poems in Tablature seize readers with their singular song and their shiny and unblinking takes at the quotidian demanding situations of residing a lifestyles. those are poems of a hugely tuned sensibility matched by way of a sweetness of language.
By Deborah Keenan
By R. A. Villanueva
In his prize-winning poetry assortment Reliquaria, R. A. Villanueva embraces liminal, in-between areas in contemplating an ever-evolving Filipino American identification. Languages and cultures collide; mythologies and faiths echo and resound. half haunting, half prayer, half prophecy, those poems resonate with the voices of the useless and those that bear in mind them. during this striking booklet, we input the vessel of reminiscence, the vessel of the physique. The useless act as witness, the dwelling as chimera, and we study that regardless of the country of the physique, this a lot jewelry actual: each ode is an elegy; every one elegy is usually an ode.
By Linda Levitz
By Marilyn Nelson
Conjuring quite a few voices and characters throughout oceans and centuries, swifter Than mild explores commonly disparate reviews throughout the lens of conventional poetic kinds. This quantity features a choice of Marilyn Nelson's new and uncollected poems in addition to paintings from each one of her lyric histories of eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century African American participants and communities.
Poems contain the tales of historic figures like Emmett until, the fourteen-year-old boy lynched in 1955, and the population of Seneca Village, an African American neighborhood razed in 1857 for the construction of principal Park. "Bivouac in a typhoon" tells the tale of a gaggle of younger squaddies, later often called the Tuskegee Airmen, as they educated close to Biloxi, Mississippi, "marching in summer season warmth / thick as blackstrap molasses, lower than bushes / haunted by way of whippings." Later items variety from the poet's travels in Africa, Europe, and Polynesia, to poems written in collaboration with Father Jacques de Foiard Brown, a former Benedictine monk and the topic of Nelson's playful fictional myth series, "Adventure-Monk!" either own and old, those poems stay grounded in daily information yet succeed in towards non secular and ethical truths.
By Dr. Niama Leslie Williams