American Poetry

Poetry
Sunny Solomon

Blood Dazzler

BLOOD DAZZLER I can’t think of a more appropriate book to review in this prolonged season of hurricanes than Patricia Smith’s Blood Dazzler, her 2008

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Poetry
Sunny Solomon

Phantom Noise

April is National Poetry Month. Once again, we appear to be a nation of “let’s not overdo it.” Just as we annually enjoin our fellow

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Yankee Broadcast Network

The duo is at it again: after their colorful conquest of the United States in Poets’ Guide to America, John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

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Poetry
Brandy Burgess

Traveling Light

Traveling Light is a series of Pastan’s personal reflections on life. Each poem is like a snapshot; it shows you a picture of a specific

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Elseplace

Our lives are infused with more poetry than we may think—recurring memories that unfold like refrains; the analogies we turn to as we struggle to understand

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Eyes, Stones

Eyes, Stones is the winner of the Academy of American  Poets’ 2011 Walt Whitman Award, an honor given to American poets who have not previously published

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Poets’ Guide to America

What would happen if poets conquered America? The answer to this question lies in a clever collection of poems that maps of the United States.

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