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Review by Jennifer Martelli In the twenty Elizabethan sonnets that make up Infinite Collisions, Issa M. Lewis explores family, home, progress and time. The narrator asks, “What holds a house together?” (Sonnet X, 15). Land is carved up and tamed;…

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Review by Jennifer Martelli  – a [live] As she is buried [alive] structure is born. a [   ] live. (37) The Walled Wife is a four-part structure with the beating heart of the speaker/wife, conscious and watching as walls are…

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Review by Jennifer Martelli  – From the opening title poem where we are told, “Never mind what your mother says” (3) to the closing poem “Chained Reaction” where Betts writes The top of my mother’s hand is tan shallot skinand…

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Review by Jennifer Martelli – In “Wreck Things,” Jennifer Jean writes: ….My first step on water was for balance– my arms arced, clutching after the folds of those notes. The second step, for fright, caught me fast– divided between two…