Tuesday Review: Marjorie Maddox’s Wives’ Tales

In an effort to keep me on track with some promises and with my desire to read and review more poetry, here’s a new feature for you, Tuesday Reviews. There will be at least two kinds—the first we’ll call traditional reviews, hopefully with links to full reviews published elsewhere. The second sort will be the…

Review of Marjorie Maddox’s True, False, None of the Above

I’m happy to have an overdue review of Marjorie Maddox’s collection, True, False, None of the Above in the spring issue of Whale Road Review. It just came out last week, and you should take a look. Issue 10 includes several solid essays and reviews along with many fine works by poets and short fiction…

Marjorie Maddox, Winter 2017

Originally posted on Word Fountain:
Two Sets of Clerihews by Marjorie Maddox Literary Clerihews Marjorie Maddox Shakespeare has an ear for lovely sonnets. He must know phonics! * * * Edgar Allan Poe loves to scare us so with thumping hearts beneath the floor and ravens squawking, “Nevermore.” * * * Peter Pan won’t ever…

New release: Wives’ Tales by Marjorie Maddox

I just ordered my copy of Marjorie Maddox’s new chapbook! I still have yet to publish the review of her full collection, True, False, or None of the Above, which came out this past spring. Look for some fun little clerihews of hers in the new edition of Word Fountain as well! Today marks the…

“Meteorology,” by Marjorie Maddox

It was a good Sunday here, aside from a few cold symptoms, slow and lazy, and ideal for reading and pondering. I hope yours was everything you’d hoped for, and that your Monday will surprise you by being better than you expect. I had promised you, a review of the new book Local News from…

An October “Treat” from Poet Marjorie Maddox

I’ve mentioned that I’d be bringing you a review of Marjorie Maddox’s new book Local News from Someplace Else. Well here is a preview, and a poem which is just perfect for these early days of October. The book is about living, not just surviving, but growing, finding hope in a dangerous world. In Marjorie’s…