Brief Accident of Light the latest poetic collection by Rhina P. Espaillat and Alfred Nicol showcases the most entrancing poems relating to alluring locations resided in a coastal city called Newburyport. If a book of poems gets the support of illustrations it becomes flawless and shows the essence of seamlessly styled writings in true means as Kate Sullivan’s illustrations have done here. No doubt the poems have an emotional attraction and are well allied with the art of poetry and infuse spectacular effects on the reader as felt in Morning Railway Riders and The Youngest Actors Take the Stage.
Donald Vincent’s Convenient Amnesia stands as a work of art of orality and temporality in the prospering oeuvre that is his poetic showground. The verse pervades the pain and agony of blacks and depicts certain restrictions imposed on them.
This book of poems is a themed one dedicated to the rescuing of a cat named, Simona. While living in Truro, Norman and his family chose to add a pet to their lives. As many rescued pets are apt to do, the cat chose them as her new mates. The cat in turn became Norman’s muse.
Although the subtitles of this new poetry collection from Maha Zimmo might indicate a very light fluffy book of poems, this is exactly a book of poetry that is not anywhere near greeting card verse sweetness.
Scintillating, radiant, inspiring and exquisite can be the only words to describe the latest children's poetic collection Even the Smallest Will Grow by Lita Judge. No doubt the poet is adept in portraying her magnificent imaginations interwoven with the most inspiring poems.
Sean Lause is a professor of English at Rhodes State College with widely published poems and several Pushacart Prize nominations. With the poems in this collection, it’s easy to see why is work is so well accepted.