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“A mix without edge or limit”: Peter Culley’s Hammertown

  Reposting this old Poetry Project Newsletter review of Peter Culley‘s Hammertown. One of my favorite poets, he’s also a favorite reviewer—his review of Clark Coolidge’s Far Out West, for example, has always really done it for me, packing more references into less space than almost anything else, ever (to say nothing of the ongoing […]

PPN review of Sawako Nakayasu’s Hurry Home Honey

Hurry Home Honey (Burning Deck, 2009) Love poems? Of course you do. That’s why you’re IT, the human hockey puck from “Ice event: for 14 performers and one audience member.” Or maybe you don’t and you’re not. Maybe you’re the “angry man” who takes leave of his constipated woman, just as she is having a longish bout with […]