After a 1960 film that won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, Erin Lyndal Martin crafts a poem that engages the reader even though they could be lost in abstract, emotion-rich language.
Maya Jewell Zeller has crafted a poem that fills the reader with a glimpse into a real moment that is living, crisp, and welling over with simplicity, perfection, and grit.1 Comment | Read More ›
Heffernan is comfortable letting his reader feel more detached in a poem experience but can quickly ground them again. As though a wave of light passing thought space, the reader, in repeat, rises to meet concrete detail in Heffernan’s work, then descends to the abstract.No Comments | Read More ›
Don’t be fooled by these poems. You might feel familiar ground in Rachel Mehl’s verse, especially her narratives, but don’t be surprised when her perfectly chosen details shake everything apart.No Comments | Read More ›
These poems from Jeremy Halinen give us a haunting and curious reminder of our perfect ability for introspection, how easily we take advantage of our seemingly simple element of consciousness; and of how that can be lost or transcended.2 Comments | Read More ›
Marvin Bell ratifies pace in poetry, giving us a lasting and reassuring end-stop on each line. Because of this, his poems lend themselves to surprise, genius, and wonderfully excessive allusion.No Comments | Read More ›