"The poems that make up Brian Swann's rich and constantly rewarding book Snow House are muscular and masterful. He has a marvelous ear and the ability to write poems that move insistently forward to a lovely and offhand resolution. The long and sinuous sentences that make up this collection range over the natural world, memories, and myths -- and, like 'a kind of semiotic stuntman, ' Swann merges these subjects with the poems ostensibly describing them, so that you suddenly realize that you are being pulled along by a song ...

Snow House 2006, Pleiades Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807131671

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