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Mary Hickman – This Is the Homeland

A decade in the making, Mary Hickman’s This Is the Homeland (Ahsahta Press, 2015) feels like a masterful collage, words floating in and out of lines as echoes, ideas, and titles come to the fore and then fade. In every poem sound is at the center, the lyric a persuasive story of desire for wholeness

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December 28, 2015

“I lose my bearings, happily, in the face of it”: A conversation with Sasha Steensen

Early on in Sasha Steensen’s House of Deer (Fence Books, 2014), she writes, “as you know, unspoken thoughts rot.” It is this awareness of the natural and inevitable patterns that we are subject to, despite the human way we manipulate our futures based on our values and desires, that makes this book worth reading. By

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August 4, 2014

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