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A Collection or a Book?

Moraine by Joanna Fuhrman

Reviewed by Ellen Wehle
Cincinnati Review

"I have on my shelf half a row of poetry books whose pages are tagged with yellow stickies. These are the pages that make each worth keeping, the poems I return to. One volume has survived numerous library-donation trips on the strength of a single poem: "The snake's / tongue, the first seducer / black and forked..." Read the entire Cincinnati Review review.

One Response to "A Collection or a Book?"

    Denise Clarke September 25th, 2006 at 9:43 am

    Joanna Fuhrman should shout to the sky with a lung full of gratitute for Ellen Wehle's review. Generous big eyes read Moraine and if it was me I would love those eyes on my words. I was particularly touched by Wehle's ability to read 'young sounding' poems and communicate a compassionate interest and respect that sees beyond the self awareness. I will look for Fuhrman's poems and try to read them with as much willingness as did Wehle.

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