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It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

It's as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki
November 21, 2016

"I am grateful for the small moments and big questions in Greg Kosmicki's poems. His voice amiable, celebrating, sorrowing speaks the truths we need to hear. A poet who writes, I can hear the cars...

Waterborne by Janet Joyner

Waterborne by Janet Joyner
January 2, 2016

Janet Joyner's varied poems include lyrical descriptions of the natural world and draw deft portraits of people and the complicated connections between us. Waterborne is threaded with vivid images...

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley
April 23, 2015

Tom C. Hunley is a professor of English at Western Kentucky University, the director of Steel Toe Books, and the vocalist/rhythm guitarist for Dr. Tom and the Cartoons He is the author of three previous...

Lucifer by Richard Carr

Lucifer by Richard Carr
March 17, 2015

Richard Carr's Lucifer is the devil everybody knows. Mick the Bastard and Juliet are frighteningly familiar, too. Lyric reflections on wild, willful abandon, Carr's latest sequence limns a dark, doomed...

Fist City by Dan Memmolo

Fist City by Dan Memmolo
March 24, 2013

The love child of Gogol and Walt Whitman, Dan Memmolo writes with the absurdist sensibility of the one and the all-embracing love of the other. Sure, life s silly, say these splendid poems, ain t it...

Where to Start by Samuel Stenger Renken

Where to Start by Samuel Stenger Renken
March 1, 2011

Now, after more than a few years away from his early home in the Nebraska Sandhills, Sam has put together his first book-length collection of poems, and it pleases me that so many of them, in a variety...

In a House Made of Time by William Kloefkorn & David Lee

In a House Made of Time by William Kloefkorn & David Lee
July 20, 2010

William Kloefkorn has published more than twenty collections of poetry, among them Alvin Turner As Farmer and Drinking the Tin Cup Dry. His work has appeared in periodicals including Prairie Schooner,...

My Shtetl by Robert Cooperman

My Shtetl by Robert Cooperman
March 24, 2010

Open to any poem in Robert Cooperman's My Shtetl and be so delighted you won't want to put the book down. Much more comes alive here than one man s childhood Brooklyn neighborhood, its Yiddish flavors,...

Getting By by Gary Lark

Getting By by Gary Lark
October 1, 2009

These are poems of fierce candor and compassion. In blunt, plain-spoken language, they chronicle a life lived on the fringes: a rural Oregon boyhood and a working life spent variously as a laborer,...

Octopus by Tom C. Hunley

Octopus by Tom C. Hunley
September 1, 2008

I don't know if this book, Octopus, has eight arms but it has several: tender but completely unsentimental poems about children and marriage; angry poems and poems of deep gratitude; poems both...

Cut River by Amy McInnis

Cut River by Amy McInnis
February 1, 2007

I get the same pleasure from reading Amy McInnis's Cut River that I do from looking at the intricate construction of a bird's nest, or in hearing a hidden vireo singing at the top of a tree; her poems...

Interstices by Laurelyn Whitt

Interstices by Laurelyn Whitt
May 1, 2006

Laurelyn Whitt's poems have appeared in various journals, including The Spoon River Poetry Review, Puerto del Sol, The Malahat Review, and Poetry Canada Review. She is the author of two prize-winning...

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