poems

what she holds | Book Review

what she holds | Book Review

what she holds by d. ellis phelps ISBN: 9798672793627 Moon Shadow Sanctuary Press, September 7, 2020 122 pages, $12.00 What can we see in a memoir written in poetry? What defines true poetry? The answers to these questions are the core points of d. ellis phelps’s...
Immortal Village | Book Review

Immortal Village | Book Review

Book review Immortal Village Kathryn Rhett Carnegie Mellon University Press 2018, 80 pp., $15.95 In Kathryn Rhett’s extraordinary first collection of poetry, Immortal Village, a startling central metaphor is a small bad picture of Nicaragua, which “is all wrong— /...
Bringing Back the Magic | Book Review

Bringing Back the Magic | Book Review

Book Review Malak Jenny Sadre-Orafai Platypus Press 2017, 80 pp., available on Kindle A Poetic Reminder of Our Agency Within Nature Depending on perception, a number of worlds exist from one person’s mind to another’s. The translation of nature onto paper, one...