Reading Little Kisses is reassuring — and that is a valuable attribute given the times we are living in.
Unfortunately, poetry doesn’t sell and doesn’t get made into movies.
Martín Espada’s lyricism sings deeply in the key of loss, turning the anguish of social and personal histories into hope.
These posthumous volumes provide ample proof that poet Philip Levine was far more than a proletariat troubadour.
The Hatred of Poetry claims to explore our culture’s rampant animosity toward the entire art form.
Ruth Lepson’s method in these poems is to encourage us listen as carefully as she does.
Yakovlev’s poems speak to the reader quietly, with assumed familiarity.
John Taylor introduces readers to an amazing array of sensibilities and life histories in a babel of languages from an atlas of nations.
James Tate remains true to himself. These prose-poems are often stellar, harrowingly distinctive, and worthy of repeat visits.
In this excellent biography, Robert Crawford succeeds admirably in detailing T.S. Eliot’s early intellectual development.