On Washington Independent Review of Books’ September 2018 Best Books List.
A collection of poems constructed like a series of film montages or collages showing what the world looks like now.
Like a series of slides from a film reel, the poems of Dregs reveal the ruin, remnants or dregs left over from the wars and economic and human inequalities of our world today.
THE HOUR OF THE STAR from Dregs
In the blue séance room
Beneath the stacked chandelier,
The miracle of sorrow, or
Milk and stars.
Key of death.
Error on the edge
Of the tall
And no one knows
Where that besieged city is.
But to go back
Little town and be born,