Wake

Wake

Wake, by Laura Madeline Wiseman. Aldrich Press, 2015. $14.00, 67 pages.

Unlike Emily Dickinson, who could not stop for death, Laura Madeline Wiseman embraces death and her cohorts—both mythological and real—in her newest poetry collection Wake. With carefully crafted images …

The Opposite House

The Opposite House

The Opposite House, by Claudia Emerson. Louisiana State University Press, 2015. $18, 61 pages.

Elegaic. There is no better word for this sixth collection by Claudia Emerson, a poet who died a few months before the book’s release. The title …