By Denise Duhamel
By Denise Duhamel
By Tina Carlson
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tina Carlson is a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Albuquerque healthiness deal with the Homeless.
By Daniel Heller
By Frederick Geiger
By Carolyn Miller
Carolyn Miller is a lyric poet of redeeming grace and severe readability. Her poems are grounded in a feeling of the amazing, as though viewing lifestyles via a jewel, reworking the darkish global of reminiscence and hope right into a luminous presence. She is a grasp of distilled moments. The temper of the poems in Route sixty six and Its Sorrows is either elegiac and celebratory. She returns us to what's nurturing in our lives and on the earth: “everywhere / cicadas and crickets are rasping out their short sentient lives, / and rancid within the woods a whippoorwill retains calling / that every second is sweeter and extra invaluable / than any you'll ever style again.” I learn her poems with admiration and deep pleasure.—Joseph Stroud
By Gerald "Honcho" Collins
I started to give some thought to the thoughts of my lifestyles and after lengthy interval of speaking with myself, i used to be all i presumed approximately. I had many loopy recommendations, humorous strategies, loving concepts, attractive recommendations, unhappy techniques, completely happy concepts and many evil concepts. Then in the future an artistic concept got here my means and that i stated to me, “there is not any experience in either one of us to be incarcerated,” so i made a decision to creatively set my strategies loose and provides the area a chance to fulfill me. So right here i'm after forty years of incarceration, i am ultimately set free!
By Louis Daniel Brodsky
By C.D. Wright
Honored in "Best Books of the yr" listings from The New Yorker, nationwide Public Radio, Library Journal, and The Huffington Post.
"One With Others represents Wright's such a lot audacious scan yet."The New Yorker
"[A] booklet . . . that defies description and discovers a robust mode of its own." nationwide Public Radio
"[A] searing dissection of hate crimes and their malignant legacy."Booklist
Today, light Reader,
the sermon once more: "Segregation
After Death." Showers within the a.m.
The risk they are saying is relocating from the east.
The sheriff's membership says now not now. Not
nokindofhow. no longer by no means. The children's
minds say by no means waver. Air
fanned via a flock of arms within the old
funeral domestic the place the meetings
were known as [because Mrs. Oliver
owned it loose and clear], and
that selfsame air, sanctified
and doomed, lease with racism, and
it percolates up from the soil itself . . .
In this nationwide e-book Award finalist and nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award finalist, C.D. Wright returns to her local Arkansas and examines explosive incidents grounded within the Civil Rights move. In her signature variety, Wright interweaves oral histories, hymns, lists, interviews, newspaper bills, and private memoriesespecially these of her incandescent mentor, Mrs. Vittitowwith the voices of witnesses, buddies, police, and activists. This historical past leaps howling off the page.
C.D. Wright has released over a dozen works of poetry and prose. between her honors are the Griffin Poetry Prize and a MacArthur Fellowship. She teaches at Brown collage and lives outdoor of windfall, Rhode Island.
By Chris Kirkpatrick
Poets pack mountains of that means into prose. They make the probably least difficult phrases suggest greater than the small house of textual content they occupy. Poems can trick us. they problem us to work out phrases and our international differently.
Family. Time at domestic. paintings. Social events. Spirituality. mind's eye. ardour and rigidity. own mirrored image. daily moments and all of the "things" in them exhibit us our completely imperfect (yet undeniably appealing) humanity.
The phrases you're approximately to ingest are nourishment for the brain, center, and soul. Bon appetit.
By Christopher Buckley
Past compliment from Philip Levine:
“The poems are modest, easy, intensely lyrical and completely obtainable. . . . this can be a humble poetry of serious truths and profound feelings that by no means overstates its matters for the occasions either in and above the world. It rewards numerous readings and not betrays itself.”