NFL Player Ryan Russell Releases “Prison or Passion”

NFL Player Ryan Russell Releases “Prison or Passion”

R.K. Russell has released a collection of vulnerable and eloquent poems entitled “Prison or Passion.” About Prison or Passion Prison or Passion is a collection of vulnerable and eloquent poems from R.K. Russell, who has started and played in the NFL since...
Let’s All Die Happy

Let’s All Die Happy

Book review Let’s All Die Happy Erin Adair-Hodges University of Pittsburgh Press 2017, 112 pp., $15.95 The poems in Let’s All Die Happy by Erin Adair-Hodges are consistently and consciously aware of breath, and their process of breathing is often labored and the poems...
A Land Without Laws

A Land Without Laws

Poets without Limits Mainstream culture has a listless practice of permitting minority literature to collect dust. Public school history classes devote a lesson or two to ethnic history, often while minimizing its impactful voice. Native Americans, for instance, are...
“Mercurial’s” Poetic Cuisine

“Mercurial’s” Poetic Cuisine

Allison Joseph’s Journey to Wild Empowerment Like a cook sampling her fare before serving to eager guests, a poet offers intimate snapshots of isolated memory surrounded by the spices of metaphorical limitations. Just as each appetizer provides a preview of the entire...
Today’s Fugitive Poets

Today’s Fugitive Poets

Contemporary Southern Authors Honoring a Literary Legacy The Fugitive Poets consisted of a select group of poets and scholars whose progressive ideals challenged the social norms of racism during the rule of the infamous Jim Crowe laws. Southern culture has a knack...