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“There is such an expansiveness to Martin’s Looms. The poems exist in that magical place where words, images and ideas collide, creating connections that previously had never been.”
In his review, rob generously included a couple of poems from the book. If you’d like to read more from Looms, you can order a copy at the following vendors (click to link):
Bledsoe’s general appraisal of Sonnets:
“Martin’s poems are complex and elegant. She reveals a vital, passionate intellect in these poems that move fast as river water after a spring thaw. I can’t wait to read her next collection.”
Click the image below to read his thought-provoking review:
Sonnets can be ordered on the publisher’s page, which offers links to multiple distributors.
Check out this new and excellent review of Sonnets by Marianne Villanueva in Galatea Resurrects #16.
Villanueva’s take: Sonnets is “rigorous and uncompromising . . . intellectually fearsome . . . torqued high.”
Click here for links to distributors that carry Sonnets.
(Click here to order from SPD.)
Please check out my review of Kimberly Lyons’ Saline in the new issue of Galatea Resurrects:
Kimberly Lyons’ Fleeting Continuum
The problem (and pleasure) of reviewing a book of poetry by Kimberly Lyons is that a review needs to generalize to an extent, yet my temptation is to pause at the details in the language, to become wrapped up in close readings of the images that flow in a continually morphing reverie . . . [click here to read the review]
I was pleased to read an enthusiastic review of Sonnets recently in Stride Magazine. Here’s an excerpt:
“Sonnets is a delightful body of work. Even though we wander
into the oblique there is never alienation because the words
are too beautiful …. Incredible poetic craft.”
—James Mc Laughlin, Stride Magazine
Read the review here.