By Sharon Dolin
WINNER OF THE 2007 DONALD corridor PRIZE IN POETRY
Selected through Bob Hicok
Burn and Dodge is a component serious/part severe play and opens with a frank and sometimes antic exploration of latest vices, akin to Guilt, Envy, and remorse. a few poems “dodge” such preoccupations by means of fidgeting with a nonce shape known as sonnet/ghazal. the gathering incorporates a series of poems referred to as “Current Events,” according to newspaper tales. that also is a playful meditation at the nature of the interrogative pronouns (Who, What, the place, whilst . . . ) in addition to one other sequence of homophonic sonnets known as “Clare-Hewn,” that are aural “translations” of John Clare.
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