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Tom Gannon Hamilton reviews LOVE IS A SIDE EFFECT OF LIFE, poems by Andy Lee

Andy Lee. Love Is a Side Effect of Life. Casa del Alma, 2019 ASIN  B081LSKJ8G From the first poem in his book, the elements of Andy Lee’s refreshing style are clearly in evidence. Contemporary poetry can be many things but its two … Continue reading

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Thomas Gannon Hamilton’s PANOPTIC reviewed by John B. Lee

Thomas Gannon Hamilton, Panoptic, Aeolus House, 2018, 110 pp.      I.S.B.N. 978-1-987872-13-2 … which brings me to your assignment … “Nobody stuffs the world in at your eyes.                  The optic heart must venture: a jailbreak                  and recreation.”       … Continue reading

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Luciano Iacobelli’s DOLOR MIDNIGHT reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Luciano Iacobelli, Dolor Midnight. Quattro Books.  84pp. $20.00 There is a poetry in gambling and Luciano Iacobelli has written an important book about it. As a child watching the neighbourhood men play dice in the streets, he felt “the poetry … Continue reading

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Valentino Assenza’s THROUGH PAINTED EYES reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Valentino Assenza, Through Painted Eyes, Piquant Press, $19.95 Here are some admirable lines from Through Painted Eyes, Valentino Assenza’s first full-length collection of poems: “that precious/subliminal taste/of the past through/my senses.” These lines say that though his form resembles chopped prose, the … Continue reading

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Tom Hamilton’s EL MARILLO reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

El Marillo is an elegaic work of great passion focused on Hamilton’s late wife, Rhena Hymovitch, and her humanitarian passion to bring ‘boots-on-the-ground’ aid, relief and protection to thousands of displaced ‘campesinos’ during the 1980’s in El Salvador where she lost … Continue reading

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Penn Kemp’s FOX HAUNTS Reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Penn Kemp. Fox Haunts. Aeolus House, 2018. 97 pp. The way suburban garden fences are a line the fox crosses from the countryside to steal our chickens, is like the line fox, since time immemorial, has crossed from the countryside … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF ALL MUSIC reviewed by Sharon Goodier

The Heart of All Music: Poems about Music and Musicians, by Stanley Fefferman, Aeolus House, 2018. 52 pages. Fefferman’s poetry is a phenomenal verbal symphony of sound, lyricism, imagery, rhythm and reason. A former critic, he knows music with the … Continue reading

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Phish, Baker’s Dozen, New York City, Madison Square Garden, 2017-07-30, Photos © Eric Fefferman

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MADISON SQUARE GARDEN New York , NY SET 1: The Curtain With > Runaway Jim, Waking Up Dead, Esther, Home, Brian and Robert, Nellie Kane, Colonel Forbin’s Ascent > Fly Famous Mockingbird > David Bowie SET 2: Drowned > A Song I Heard the Ocean Sing , Harpua > Also Sprach Zarathustra[1] > Golgi Apparatus, In The Good Old Summer Time ENCORE: The Wind Cries Mary[2] … Continue reading

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