"In a world that is increasingly isolated (communicating more and more at a virtual remove), yet increasingly interconnected via the same technology that removes us, I deeply admire work that insists on the importance—perhaps to our survival as a species—of actively remembering the Whole of which we are a part, allowing that to guide us toward meaningful action (as action without reflection is likely to perpetuate violence—and reflection without action has no capacity to intervene). Whatever the myriad roles a book of poems might assume, to encourage critical reflection on the ideas that help us move away from a selfish destruction of a planet, as well as the oppression and degradation of its people, is a worthy endeavor."Read the whole review here: www.constantcritic.com/christina_mengert/missing-her
Monday, January 18, 2010
Missing Her: Reviewed
Christina Mengert has reviewed Claudia Keelan's new book, Missing Her, for the Constant Critic website. A taste...