Poetry 365

February 28, 2014

Poet Alex Lemon

This month for Poetry 365 we’re featuring Alex Lemon’s stellar new volume The Wish Book.  Tightly coiled, kaleidoscopic, and full of heart, this fourth collection from the author of Happy blends “the energy of a carnival barker with the precise prosody of a master craftsman.”  Favorably compared to the work of Lucia Perillo and Laura Kasischke, these 43 dazzling poems have been praised by Bob Hicok for “showing us what we have and how briefly we have it.”  So don’t miss this terrific new book, sample a poem below, and make sure to stop back next month for Poetry 365.

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