Poetry Magazine : October : 2011


It’s memorial month with Spencer Reece, Ange Mlinko and D.A. Powell all giving powerful remembrances.

Favorite line from Spencer Reece’s poem The Road to Emmaus: “the moon’s neck wobbled on the Charles”

Pinhole by Kay Ryan will go down as the first poem read by my seven year old.

Top Ten Favorite Words from Ange Mlinko’s Cantata for Lynette Roberts :

  1. Coracle
  2. Hapax
  3. Kerned
  4. Penillions
  5. Parasangs
  6. Tormentil
  7. Uncial
  8. Subdural
  9. Geode
  10. Cotyledons

Rae Armantrout : Spent + the final section of Transaction is among her finest.


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