Poetry

“The Orphanage” By William Heyen

“The Orphanage” By William Heyen

The poems in this new book are scherzi.

“Now Entering Alaska Time”

“Now Entering Alaska Time”

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.

Pete Mladinic reviews Guest of Myself, a collection of poems by John Grey

Pete Mladinic reviews Guest of Myself, a collection of poems by John Grey

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.

Talking Smack to The Dead  —by Walt Peterson

Talking Smack to The Dead —by Walt Peterson

I’m not sure when I’ve enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this one.

32 A Guide to Getting Lost —by Jeremy Springsteed

32 A Guide to Getting Lost —by Jeremy Springsteed

That was my first mistake, he is not channeling the spirit of said story.

“Love Love to Love”  By Joe Bisicchia

“Love Love to Love” By Joe Bisicchia

That simple line brings forth all sorts of emotions and possibilities as to what treasures await in the following pages.

Book review: Lacerations (2022) by Gary Beck

Book review: Lacerations (2022) by Gary Beck

Lacerations ultimately serves as a warning for readers but closes on a note of possibility.

“Unbroken” By Bob MacKenzie

“Unbroken” By Bob MacKenzie

Bob MacKenzie’s work is nothing short of original. This new collection offers up six poems, total.

“The Wicking of the Broken Heart” Selected Poems By Robin Eichele

“The Wicking of the Broken Heart” Selected Poems By Robin Eichele

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.

“Possessions” Poems in American Poetry

“Possessions” Poems in American Poetry

At first glance, it’s easy to think that Alan Botsford’s “Possessions” is simply yet another poetry anthology.