95 Books, Part 8

I’ve plummeted largely into poetry but am still clicking along on some non-fiction. In the next part of the reading of the year is largely contemporary, although among the 44 books left on my active reading stack, some are more from a century or so ago. Need Machine by Andrew Faulkner (Coach House, 2013). I’m […]

95 Books, Part 7

Going through the stacks of new books arrived, most poems are working images, some the angle of ideas. Most have an underlying sadness to them. Hard to separate the interpretation from the projection. Is that what is resonating or being imposed? The Small Nouns Crying Faith by Phil Hall (BookThug 2013), p69 gives a sample […]

95 Books, Part 5

There are books I bought, because they looked interesting in passing, or at writers festival, or while traveling. Those are on my list. And some meant-to-reads that kept getting bumped off the top of the list by ones that fell into my lap physically. Maybe I’ll expand what I did before and put a one-line […]