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…

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…

Local News from Someplace Else, Two Readings and a Review

It is always snowing or raining someplace like here while our own windows lie their pretend sunshine on a street somewhat like yours. Whom can we trust when a smiling anchor prophesies the utmost danger around the corner –From the title poem of Local News from Someplace Else, by Marjorie Maddox Please don’t think I’m exaggerating…

“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…