Public Republic random header image

Tag "review"

Review of Jim Lally’s Stick Tight Man

31 October, 2010 от · No comments

Shae Davidson A quote from Stanley Kunitz tucked away in Stick Tight Man expresses the roots of Jim Lally’s approach to writing: “gratitude for the gift of life.” Lally’s depiction of rural life in the twenty-first century celebrates lived experience by embracing the cycles of change and growth—and the attendant patterns of gain and loss. […]

Stick Tight Man by Jim Lally

30 January, 2010 от · No comments

Sheri Wright Jim Lally’s love of earth is presented to us quietly, deeply, much like his description of a Quaker gathering in his poem At The Quaker Meeting. This book shows us that we can live in a balanced way with our surroundings, with each other and that change does not require coercion, that it […]

Silver Carts and Watermelon Seeds: How Image Creates Mood in Two Poems by Kathleen Driskell

27 December, 2009 от · No comments

Barry George Photo: victoriapeckham In the poems throughout Seed Across Snow, Kathleen Driskell’s careful attention to details creates the feeling of a heightened attentiveness to life. Nowhere is this more evident than in two of her poems about motherhood, “Why I Mother You the Way I Do” and “Seed.” In these two compelling poems, Driskell […]

Review of Molly Peacock’s Second Blush

3 May, 2009 от · No comments

Drew Logan Photo: foxypar4 I encountered Molly Peacock for the first time years ago on a bus in downtown Manhattan. She was driving. No! No! Please do not think she was driving the bus. There was a placard on the interior wall of the bus above the seats where they normally put advertising. It had […]

Petja Heinrich on Square 01: Crosswords of Metaphors

5 December, 2008 от · 2 comments

Ellie Ivanova Ponti Petja Heinrich is a journalist, linguist and writer. Her first book of poetry in Bulgarian is to be presented in Sofia on December 6, 2008. She is an editor for the German-language edition of Public Republic.