Twenty-Five is one long poem and Today's book of poetry is just offering up snippets for your digestion. Today's book of poetry believes Twenty-Five is a love poem for Ariel. Today's book of poetry thinks Twenty-Five is taking the current cultural temperature from ground zero and with the patience of William Carlos Williams. Today's book of poetry isn't exactly sure what is happening in Twenty-Five but we were constantly jolted, prodded, disassembled, shuffled, intrigued.
Maybe this is one long autobiographical confession delivered by a modern day hipster scat singer. All Today's book of poetry knows is that "heaven's breadbox is empty." Izsak has some wicked chops.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Michael Dennis reviews Emily Izsak's Twenty-Five (2018)
Michael Dennis (author of a couple of above/ground press titles himself) was good enough to provide the first review of Emily Izsak's Twenty-Five (2018) over at his blog. Thanks so much! You can see the full review here, but it includes: