2021 Poetry Month Reviews: April 22-30

by David Starkey Back in 2014, when I was reviewing books for the Santa Barbara Independent, I proposed an offbeat idea to my editor. I would offer one very short…

2021 Poetry Month Reviews: April 15 -21

By David Starkey Back in 2014, when I was reviewing books for the Santa Barbara Independent, I proposed an offbeat idea to my editor. I would offer one very short…

2021 Poetry Month Reviews: April 8 -14

By David Starkey Back in 2014, when I was reviewing books for the Santa Barbara Independent, I proposed an offbeat idea to my editor. I would offer one very short…

2021 Poetry Month Reviews: April 1 -7

By David Starkey Back in 2014, when I was reviewing books for the Santa Barbara Independent, I proposed an offbeat idea to my editor. I would offer one very short…

Still Life with Timex by Elisabeth Murawski

by Walter Cummins Poets have written about the death of children, the saddest and most intimate of griefs, from Ben Jonson’s “On My First Son—”Farewell, thou child of my right…

Blue Swan Black Swan: The Trakl Diaries by Stephanie Dickinson

Review by Walter Cummins The Austrian poet Georg Trakl endured a short, distressed life (1887-1914) before he overdosed on cocaine in a psychiatric hospital in Krakow, sent there after a…