Christopher Shipman – Time and Place (Unhorsed)

Time and Place (Unhorsed) Most of the kids were home when it happened. All except my father and uncle—                              the oldest two tasked to help                              again on their grandfather’s                              modest farm. Chancellor—the grandfather on their mother’s side— exists only as a name for me:                                           a constellation                                  shipwrecked in a memory                                                 the sky                                      can only vaguely […]

Brett Evans’ & Christopher Shipman’s Keats Is Not the Problem, Reviewed by Cindy Hochman

Brett Evans and Christopher Shipman Keats Is Not the Problem Lavender Ink Reviewer: Cindy Hochman A poem should not mean But be. —Archibald MacLeish, “Ars Poetica” When poems come together in a seemingly disparate fusillade, it is incumbent upon the reader to wade through the maze to get to its core. This joyful and macabre […]