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At night, the dead by Lisa Ciccarello

Posted in October 1, 2009
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Reviewed by Jill Crammond Wickham At night, the deadBy Lisa CiccarelloBlood Pudding PressChapbookLink to purchase “You lock the door. You lock the window. You dream of the dead.” Most of us fear the dead. We fear their reach from beyond, …

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Back of the Envelope by Greg McBride

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Reviewed by Anne Harding Woodworth Back of the Envelope By Greg McBrideSoutheast Missouri State University PressA Copperdome ChapbookISBN: 978-0-9798714-98Link to purchase Back of the Envelope is a chapbook of 24 poems that fold a man’s life into itself. From childhood …

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Dear Anaïs: My Life in Poems For You by Diana M. Raab

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Review by Lori A. May   Dear Anaïs: My Life in Poems For You By Diana M. RaabPlain View PressPerfect Bound, 96 pagesISBN: 978-1-891386-41-1Link to purchase Most poets will all too happily speak of influential voices, mentors, and inspirational books. …

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Aphrodite’s Daughter by Becky Gould Gibson

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Reviewed by Jessie Carty Aphrodite’s DaughterBy Becky Gould GibsonTexas Review PressISBN: 9781933896106Perfect Bound, 80 pagesLink to purchase Aphrodite’s Daughter, winner of the 2006 XJ Kennedy Poetry Prize, is a feminist study expressed in 38 poems. Gibson predominantly uses themes surrounding …

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The Touch by Cynthia Kraman

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Review by Mary Meriam   The Touch By Cynthia KramanYBK Publishers, IncPerfect Bound, 140 pagesISBN: 978-0980050882 Link to purchase In the late 1970’s, Cynthia Kraman was an “avant-punk pioneer,” a “fiercely feminist frontwoman,” and a “commanding, cerebral performer in the …

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Tulips, Water, Ash by Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet

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Reviewed by Emma Bolden   Tulips, Water, Ash By Lisa Gluskin StonestreetNortheasternPerfect Bound, 88 pagesISBN: 978-1555537081 Link to purchase Tulips, Water, Ash, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet’s first collection and the winner of the 2009 Morse Poetry Prize, achieves the rare and …

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Then, Something by Patricia Fargnoli

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Review by Lori A. May   Then, Something By Patricia FargnoliTupelo PressPerfect Bound, 84 pagesISBN: 978-1-932195-79-8 Link to purchase As the cover suggests, Then, Something by Patricia Fargnoli offers a contradiction, or juxtaposition, of things that are and things that …

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