[REVIEW] Explode on Contact: Spoken Word Poetry Performance, by Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes’ 90-minute, live spoken word poetry show at the Valhalla Bar, Wellington, New Zealand on February 20, 2014 Review by Max L.
[REVIEW] Her Last Cup of Light, by Annmarie O’Connell
Aldrich Press 31 pages, $14 Review by Lauren Gordon AnnMarie O’Connell’s chapbook Her Last Cup of Light is an ode to the south side of Chicago. Her voice is rooted in the spirit of the neighborhood and she traverses the landscape with her young son, while contemplating the birth of another son.
Lyric prose meditations that play with elements from evangelical Christianity, Buddhism, yoga, reiki, Tarot and “weird voodoo shit.” ~by Cindy Clem *** Today’s Passages: From The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula LeGuin “Light is the left hand of darkness…how did it go? Light, dark. Fear, courage. Cold, warmth. Female, male.