Confusion As An Operating Principle: Cort Day, Geoffrey Nutter, and the Contemporary “Sonnet-esque” Sequence
As Reviewed By: John Erhardt
The Chime by Cort Day
Alice James Books ($11.95)
A Summer Evening by Geoffrey Nutter
Colorado/Center For Literary Publishing ($14.95)
At some point, poets stopped writing about what they knew and began writing about what they didn’t know (I can’t think of a single good reason to try and pinpoint an exact time period for this; it was a rather gradual change, and the ensuing debate if I got it wrong would be neither productive nor trustworthy).… continue reading...