Immortal Village

Immortal Village

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

Bringing Back the Magic

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...
A Wandering Poet’s Cry

A Wandering Poet’s Cry

Book Review Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart Clifford Brooks Kudzu Leaf Press 2017, 122 pp., $14 Good News for the Southern Man In 1970, Neil Young’s “Southern Man” challenged the white patriarchal power structure, whose dominance was founded on the enslavement...