I first encountered Ken Waldman when he performed poetry and on the fiddle at my local arts performing center. I was fascinated by his tales of teaching in Alaska and of being a writer and poet.
To be sure, the speaker in Grey’s poems doesn’t take himself too seriously, yet these are serious poems, serious and often funny. A few are written in third person, and most are in first person.
I’m not sure when I’ve enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this one.
That was my first mistake, he is not channeling the spirit of said story.
That simple line brings forth all sorts of emotions and possibilities as to what treasures await in the following pages.
Lacerations ultimately serves as a warning for readers but closes on a note of possibility.
Bob MacKenzie’s work is nothing short of original. This new collection offers up six poems, total.
This collection is a poetry book in 3 parts. It’s indicative of how the overall book will shape up based on the parts the poet divides it into as the groupings themselves can be used to enhance surrounding poems.
At first glance, it’s easy to think that Alan Botsford’s “Possessions” is simply yet another poetry anthology.