Category: Book Reviews

The Invention of Love

I’m thinking about death. I am thinking about love. I am thinking about death and love, intertwining. This is what happens to your brain when you read Sara Schaff’s newest book, The Invention of Love. Opposites attract and mix and…

The Elsewhere: Poems and Poetics

THE ELSEWHERE. Neither now nor when,/ consequence-bereft, uncircumscribed/ by past and future cones, the infinite/ fraction between synapses and stars. There are so many different kinds of poets in the world. This seems like a rather obvious statement, but it…

The Messerschmidt Poems

Over the years, a surplus of art historians, doctors, and psychologists, have scratched their heads over the interpretation of the Character Heads from the German sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783). They have suggested that the busts were the result of…

BEAT Scrapbook

The old poets gather in Vesuvio’s/ talking and taking pictures of each other/ studying the old photos on the wall/ and remembering people who are dead Next month will mark my sixth anniversary as a reviewer for At The Inkwell.…