Archive | February, 2006

The Plains Pastoral of B.H. Fairchild

As Reviewed By: Christopher Bakken Poets-authoritative as they are on Eros and Thanatos, ether and effulgence-are rarely the specialists we turn to when, being Americans, we long to investigate work, that thing at the bedrock of our particular cultural expertise. Shake hands with twenty poets and you’re likely to find them all tender-palmed as brain […]

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Poetry’s Embedded Soldier

Here, Bullet by Brian Turner. Alice James Books, 2005. As Reviewed By: Aaron Baker Civil unrest, wars, and insurgencies rage around the globe, but for most of us, comfortably ensconced in some version of a Western lifestyle (a “lifestyle” itself being one of our consumer choices), this news, like that of distant weather, almost always […]

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