Gary Snyder’s Practice of the Wild, Review by Mary Woodbury

In The Practice of the Wild, Gary Snyder mentions Grandmother wisdom, the kind of sagacity that our grandmothers pass on to us. This etiquette-knowledge that we grow up with is often in confluence with other systems that tell us how to get ahead in the world—not how to maintain integrity. […]

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Michael Rothenberg’s Punk Rockwell, Review by Mary Woodbury

Punk Rockwell, by Michael Rothenberg. Review by Mary Woodbury. According to Punk Rockwell‘s narrator Jeffrey Dagovich, poetry takes more than a lifetime to write. Dagovich is a poet (he announces at the beginning of the book), not a novelist. So why is he writing a novel? Slowly, it’s revealed that […]

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