WE INTERNET IN DIFFERENT VOICES by Mike Alexander
Her lashes, fresh & crescent-shaped & wet,
earth-eaten seeds, the shapes of all the dead,
reverberate a wing's-breadth in a net—
a dove, a love by death's-head edited.
Skillfully juxtaposing the hard edginess of his subject matter with the polished elegance of formal verse, Alexander not only probes the darkest recesses of human sexuality but also, with stunning artistry, validates the centuries old sonnet as contemporary, relevant, and indispensable
(LARRY D. THOMAS / 2008 Texas Poet Laureate)
Set against the modern bogey-man of cyber-seduction, the corona device of repeated lines drives the narrative forward to embroil the reader in subtle questions and ambiguities about the nature of victims and predators, of cruelty and trust.
(ANGELA FRANCE / author, Occupation)
Staple Bound Chapbook
Cover art by K. A. THOMAS
Originally published by Modern Metrics Press