Collections by Sarah Vap and Kyce Bello, united in their simultaneous gaze on mothering and our ongoing human-created climate emergency, show us that dissolution of the individual self is inevitable and necessary— not only in motherhood, but also as we face the climate crisis.
Propaganda is inevitably all about power, and Alicia Suskin Ostriker both describes and questions power dynamics in her 1980 collection—from the power of nation states to wage war, to the ever-shifting power that children and parents have over each other.
Julie Carr’s 2018 poetry collection is a sort of structure where images, conversations, questions, and all else that is unbearable have been contained.
Claire Meuschke’s 2020 collection asks how material and historical objects constrain and define our lives, and how we stretch beyond these constraints, or live in defiance of them.
The landscape and the self and the God or the experience of spiritual longing and the reach for transformation are one and the same throughout Charles Wright’s 1998 poetry collection.
People are often mystified about how anyone could get involved in a cultish group, or may vaguely think that “brainwashing” was involved. Indeed, while we might feel safer if there were more esoteric or arcane tricks being used, Montell argues that cults bewitch followers exactly the same way that