Twenty-Four Critiques of Poetry & Poetics

Joel Weishaus

Frances Presley, Lines of Flight.  
Vincent Tripi, Paperweight For Nothing.
Peter Pereira, What's Written on the Body.
Michael McClure, Mysteriosos.

Sarah Rosenthal, Editor, A Community Writing Itself.
Stanley Diamond, Totems.

Don McKay, Strike/Slip.
Shin Yu Pai, Adamantine.
Peter O'Leary, Depth Theology.
Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Editor, Effigies.
"Merlin's Cry," A Poem by Michael Whan.

"A Life That Has Always Been," The Poetry of Susan Rowland.
Ko Un, Himalaya Poems.
Harriet Tarlo, Editor, The Ground Aslant: An Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry.
Miroslav Holub, Intensive Care: Selected and New Poems.
Lew Welch, Ring of Bone: Collected Poems.
Margaret Chula, Just This.
dg nanouk okpik, Corpse Whale.
Etta Blum, The Space My Body Fills.
Daniel Simko, The Arrival.

Allan Burns, Editor, Where The River Goes: The Nature Tradition in English-Language Haiku.
"The Old Ones," A Poem by Loren Eiseley.
Michael McKimm, Fossil Sunshine.
Arthur Sze, Compass Rose.


Non-Poetica Critiques and Reviews of Poetry and Poetics


William Witherup: Black Ash, Orange Fire.
John Ashbery: Hotel Lautréamont.
William Witherup: Down Wind, Down River.
Floyd Skloot: The Evening Light.
Czeslaw Milosz: Milosz's ABC's.

Louise Glück: The Seven Ages.
Anthony Hecht: The Darkness and the Light.
Billy Collins: Sailing Alone Around the Room.
Hayden Carruth: Doctor Jazz.
Norman Dubie: The Mercy Seat.

Robert McDowell: On Foot, In Flames.
Tami Haaland: Breath In Every Room.
Rolf Jacobsen: The Roads Have Come to an End Now.
Loss Pequeño Glazier: Digital Poetics.
Clemens Starck: China Basin.

A Reverie on Shirley Kaufman’s Poem, "Our Neighbor In Charge"
Eamon Grennan: Still Life with Waterfall.
Miranda Field: Swallow.
Kate Northrop: Back Through Interruption.
Charles Bukowski: Sifting Through The Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way.

Angus Fletcher: A New Theory for American Poetry.
Cortney Davis: Leopold’s Maneuvers.
David Budbill: Moment to Moment.
Peter Pereira: Saying the World.
Linda Hogan: The Book of Medicines.

Gary Snyder: Danger on Peaks.
Millie Niss: City Bird.
Eleanor Kerkham, Editor: Matsuo Basho’s Poetic Spaces.
Karen O'Rourke: Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers.
Christopher Collins, Paleopoetics.

Some of these works were first published in: Ironwood, Philadelphia Inquirer; San Francisco Chronicle; The Oregonian; Rain Taxi; Journal of Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine; The Muse: An International Journal of Poetry; Big Bridge, and Arts..


© Joel Weishaus 2012,2015.