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2012



American Bruise

The bruises in the poems by L. Ward Abel are those left on the American landscape and history, especially the rural settings populated by men like Lincoln and Whitman. His […]



Conversations With Thoreau

Like her chapbook’s namesake, D’Alessio focuses her poetic attentions on nature and communion with the environment. Her celebration is also a lament for the lost world of Thoreau and the […]



From the Fool to the World

The poems in this collection make up a series in the voices of the Major Arcana of the tarot. Stone’s poetry extends and complements her own work as a visual […]



Through Sun-glinting Particles

Silberstein focuses her poems on those mysteries that populate our day to day lives, among them those strange spaces between people described as ‘friendship,’ ‘love,’ and ‘desire,’ which resist true […]



Vectors

Kelly Cherry wrestles with the complicated figure of J. Robert Oppenheimer, both the “father of the atomic bomb” and the flesh-and-blood man, from his early upbringing to his work with […]




Walk With Me

Mark Belair’s collection of poetry, Walk With Me (Parallel Press 2012), is welcoming, intimate, companionable, observational. The collection, grouped into eight sections with headings like “Walk with me – into […]