Peter Spagnuolo is a poet and writer based in Greenpoint. He is the poetry editor of Booklyn (www.booklyn.org), an artists' book publisher.
DEC 03-JAN 04 | Books
An exhaustion lately creeps over American readers of contemporary lyric poetry. Jerked for decades between stylistic poles of experimental and workshop/confessional verse, we persevere, keeping a sharp ear tuned for the real sound of our language, for the beat.