August 14, 2017

Azia Archer’s chapbook, Atoms and Evers is a journey through the vagaries of love, loss and whatever hangs between.   Reading these poems, I felt an energy----they are fast paced, and one imagines the speaker of these poems breathless, animated, delicate hand on chest...

July 31, 2017

“A grinning man is / ready to make her his paper / doll, new dresses with stiff tabs, / ready to fold--over and over.” There are so many powerful lines of poetry in Sarah Lilius’ collection Thirsty Bones, but this is line from “Paper Woman” is one of my favorites, and...

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