The Language of Women

I have in front of me two collections which should shake the foundations of what a person thinks they know about conception, child loss,…

Strange Countries

If poetry is the news that stays news, its daily headlines concern how the strange stays strange: the strangeness of countries, the strangeness of…

Thinking in Circles

Reading the new selected poems of Wanda Coleman, Wicked Enchantment (Black Sparrow Press, 2020), at the same time as Kristi Carter’s new collection Aria…

Wonder and Truth

Pricking by Jessica Cuello. Tiger Bark Press, 2016. 73 pages. $16.95. I. In Jessica Cuello’s first two full-length collections of poetry, the historical past...