Poem by poem, Amezcua creates perfect vignettes of growth, displaying an awareness of the intricacies of language and the human heart. Together, these poems are a portrait of a life searching for how to live, asking what is the best way to protect oneself, how to best move through the world.Read More
I loved Portland and its people because they seemed irritated with their city and were poised to either move away, or toss their hunk of overripe fruit in the compost garbage can found on every green, mossy, deep-puddled street corner.Read More
BY SEAN GILL
Freddy Vs. Jason is a quintessential tale of a clash between titans, the unstoppable force pitted against the immovable object, a crude powerhouse reckoning with a vulgar wit. In this way, Voorhees and Krueger echo some of the great 20th Century feuds: Mailer and Vidal, Hemingway and Faulkner, Hearst and Welles, Leno and Letterman.
BY BUD SMITH
At times WORK struck me as the kind of fluff that one often encounters on the water damaged, and oft-wobbly side table of a laundromat.
BY ADAM CRITTENDEN
If you needed to trust one poet with the task of turning a beverage into poetry, then you would need to trust Russell Jaffe.