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Underneath all the carefully observed the details of life live the larger questions about what it means to be human. B.J. Best’s collection is filled with those details, often rendered in heart-stopping imagery or gentle irony. He shows us a world where a prayer might be found watching “cedar waxwings, cuddled in boughs” or standing at a July 4th gathering “cradling our ...more
Paperback, 42 pages
Published July 2014 by Parallel Press
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Joshua Gage
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This is solid book of poetry, with clever images and well-crafted lines. Unfortunately, the poems don't seem to add up to anything, and while they're beautifully crafted, without a solid theme or resonance which the reader can connect with, they're ultimately fluff.
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B.J. Best is the author of three books of poetry: But Our Princess Is in Another Castle (Rose Metal Press, 2013), State Sonnets (sunnyoutside, 2009), and Birds of Wisconsin (New Rivers Press, 2010), winner of the Many Voices Project competition and an Outstanding Achievement in Poetry award from the Wisconsin Library Association. He has also published three chapbooks with Centennial Press, most re ...more
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