A Type of Understanding Stripped of Vision is Feeling: On Christopher DeWeese’s The Father of the Arrow is the ThoughtKent Shaw
A consistent sense of wonder laced with consequence looms throughout the body of Christopher DeWeese’s vivid second collection of poems, The Father of the Arrow is the Thought. Kent Shaw reviews.
Complicated Love: On Joanna Klink’s Excerpts from a Secret ProphecyKent Shaw
Where inside the speaker does love poetry come from and what becomes of love when it can no longer be professed? Kent Shaw reviews the latest book of poetry from Joanna Klink.
What Are We Violence: Jennifer MacKenzie’s My Not-My SoldierKent Shaw
Kent Shaw moves through the overwhelm of violence–and the questions of responsibility–in Jennifer MacKenzie’s My Not-My Soldier.
Uniquely Qualified Observer: Donna Stonecipher’s Model CityKent Shaw
A contemporary relative to Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities, Donna Stonecipher’s Model City threads the idea of a multiplicity of place into one immense Model City. Kent Shaw reviews.
Amidst So Much Meadow: A Review of James McCorkle’s The Subtle BodiesKent Shaw
Kent Shaw reviews the showering aliveness of James McCorkle’s newest collection of poetry.
One Abstraction: On Laodicea by Eric EkstrandKent Shaw
Kent Shaw dives through the multiple abstractions and lyricism of Eric Ekstrand’s Laodicea.