Thus begins this delightful book about Harry. Our Harry is Everyman and, yes, Everywoman at one time or another. Possibly more times than we care to admit. He, like us, is tremendously likable at times, and tremendously irascible at other times.
Sonosyntactics, the title of the book captures has the caliber to capture the reader’s all attention at the very first glance. The diversity and creativity of Paul are on full display in this work.
The Dedication of this book makes it worth the price of admission. It’s to her high school counsellor, and it’s marvelous and sets the tone for the volume.
Mockingbird is a provocative incursion into experimental poetry. Poems such as The Black Lake, Verlaine, Birdwatcher’s Fieldnotes, Identifying the Body have eccentric boundaries and the opening of these poems invites readers in and demands an instinctual response
Ted has written the poems with a light touch, deftly chiseled, and delved into large questions about selfhood, art, and mortality in his powerful debut.