Poetry Collections, Reviews

KabbaLoom: Reading Lisa Fishman

  Upon first impression, Lisa Fishman’s Flower Cart may appear to be somewhat inaccessible and scattered, due to its intellectual leaps, orientation-variations (horizontal and vertical) and multimedia-feel insertions. However, through further exploration, the collection is, both, extremely intuitive and strategic. Fishman displays a clear understanding and mastery of language and syntax through her use of… Read More KabbaLoom: Reading Lisa Fishman

Share
Poetry Collections, Reviews

Horses, Etc.: The Kinesthetic Nature of Marni Ludwig’s Pinwheel

  Typically when I read a poetry collection that is more surreal in nature, I eventually reach some level of disappointment, simply for the reason that the collection lacks a form of balance between the concrete and the surreal. In Marni Ludwig’s collection, Pinwheel, however, I never reached this level of disappointment. Though the collection… Read More Horses, Etc.: The Kinesthetic Nature of Marni Ludwig’s Pinwheel

Share
Reading

Reading Marni Ludwig

  AFTER THE GIRL   After the girl with the handful of mice and a tiny silver guillotine leaves, we lie down in the dark. You tell me last night you dreamed you wore a beard. The night before you drowned but did not sleep. On the screen behind us citizens of a great island… Read More Reading Marni Ludwig

Share