Djelloul Marbrook: “Unpunctuation: Enabling Poetry to Sail Close to the Wind”

Forego punctuation and you forego caveat and the ace up your sleeve. Nothing is going to save you from yourself. You’ve entered uncharted waters. Count on there being dragons. You might drop off the end of the earth, or you might sail the Milky Way.

There is the music of gods, demi-gods, nymphs and dryads to be had, and rhapsody even Walt Whitman and Hart Crane failed to reach.

This is the testament of much of W.S. Merwin’s poetry.

Read more »

Poetry: Jim Goar

Two Pieces of Iron Lung

Read more »

Poetry: Cedar Sigo

Guns of the Trees

Read more »

Mary Cisper reviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s Hello, The Roses

Hello_the_Roses_300_450Hello, the Roses
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
New Directions, 2013
ISBN: 9780811220910

Read more »

Trevor Calvert reviews James Meetze’s Dark Art

Dark_Art-02_1024x1024Dark Art, I-XII
James Meetze
Manor House Monographs, 2013
ISBN: 9780985909536

Read more »