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From Newcomers and Veterans, Four New Poetry Books Worth Your Time

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Brother Poem


Written by Stephanie Burt, originally published in New York Times

Mar 07, 2023

Karisma Price’s debut is rich with aphorism and rhetoric; Will Harris’s second book is a meditation on family; Gabrielle Bates’s debut borrows from fairy tales; and Ellen Bryant Voigt’s collected poems sum up a career, and a life. Will Harris brings to BROTHER POEM (Wesleyan, 90 pp., paperback, $15.95) a mercurial intellect, a seriousness about life and death and family, a deft way with sinuous sentences and an unusual international background. His ethnically Chinese Indonesian family, fleeing dangerous prejudice in Indonesia, traveled in China and settled in England, where the self-questioning habits of other young British poets came to inform Harris’s inviting stanzas and speculative prose poems.

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