Experimental language poems await in this book by Le. He uses an original approach to linguistics putting it into poetry.
Panofsky writes poems about Hoda, the protagonist of Adele Wiseman’s novel “Crackpot” imagining her voice.
It took years for Rose to put together this book about the music of Charles Mingus but in poems. Rose covers melodies, harmonies, tones, mood and tempo to illustrate Mingus’ life in poetry and prose.
Each poem is written like a Facebook post complete with Like, Comment, Share and time stamp under each title. Cleverly written would be an understatement.
An eclectic mix of poems in prose and free verse in this book of poems is a gift to the reader.
Robert L. Martin uses music to inspire his poems. His poems are deep and melodic and each one takes on a life of its own much like a piece of music. His form lends itself to free verse and the author himself says he doesn’t actually ascribe to one instead letting inspiration lead him in writing each poem.
This delightfully written and richly illustrated book is a perfect children’s book. It is the magical story of a young boy, Michael, and the little mouse who took him on a midnight adventure around the world.
I met the author and his wife, Suzanne, several years ago over lunch in Phoenix discussing fundraising strategies for an NGO they set up in Guatemala, “Seeds for a Future,” which provides training to impoverished rural women in and around Chocolá on the South coast, to improve family access to food and nutrition.
The cover of this seven section book is striking and draws you in. Setting expectations aside, Vermeersch lets the reader encounter a unique group of poems.
This book is divided into four sections and is a new adaptation on orphic hymns. The author was inspired during a meal in Athens. It is a unique presentation of a poem and then a dialogue after illustrating the poem.