Tag Archives: Rachel Bliss

Alison Fure – Week 19 Chapbook Chart 2020

Paths are a form of separation between us and modern life. They separate us from traffic. They flow like water to provide us with natural shortcuts and desire lines. They can allow for a continuity of gardens and be good … Continue reading

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Joseph Massey – Week 18 Chapbook Chart 2020

In his chapbook, Present Conditions, Joseph Massey writes that “the weather within / is the weather without.” His poems chronicle a difficult winter where the universe grows colder, his speaker taking all day to “filter out the debris of a … Continue reading

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Yusef Komunyakaa – Week 16 Chapbook Chart 2020

The poems in Night Animals, by Yusef Komunyakaa, climb so deeply into the being of various beasts, from cricket to leopard to snowy owl, that we read them with an uncanny shiver of recognition. Without ever fully abandoning his human … Continue reading

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