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By Linda Levitz

those poems are packed with risk (of knives, of boiling water) and appeal (to honey, to the insides of flowers). meals is critical: oysters, mushrooms, roots. relations is necessary, with dreamlike formative years reminiscences and picked up lore, the presence of the previous (parents, grandparents), and the habitual visual appeal of the poet's full of life granddaughter, Ella. The poet attracts on tradition, too: myths (selkies), Americana (Fiesta ware), local American lore, let alone painters (Hopper, pass, Hiroshige, Hokusai) and a couple of poets and writers. specifically potent are the narrative poems, together with tales encouraged through work, by means of the backyard of Eden, by way of the assassination of Julius Caesar.

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