All posts filed under: Essays

Prose that encourages us to engage with books of poetry, individual poets, and issues of craft or poetics.

Time Flown

“Rekdal’s poems show characters amidst great transformations, and more importantly, allow the reader to change alongside them.”

Bill Carty on Paisley Rekdal’s Nightingale

A Small Dislocation

“Kinnell’s poetry can show us that the cup of trembling . . . must be lived with, if anything that might assemble itself toward joy could ever possibly be found.”

Devin Kelly on the poetry of Galway Kinnell