The stunningly intimate expression of a master poet confronting lost love, lost loved ones, and the dangers of loving, in the sonnet form he's made his own.
Space, in Chains
Never before have poems of motherhood and domesticity—among many other things—seemed so strange, sharp, and haunting.
The Cold War
Essayistic poems and poetic essays come together in this collection, which takes stock of dire political and personal situations in the age of information overload.
Why I Write: Kathleen Ossip
Everywhere he looks in these powerful, extemporaneous poems, Smith finds, if not God, something holy in the most profane sense of the word.
Poetry Profiled 2011
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