imageReview copies are printed. Some are being sent by mail others delivered by hand. I am so looking forward to incorporating reviews into the layout of When it All Falls Away.

Having been through the book numerous times I now have a large pile of dropped words on the floor under my desk. In poetry it is through subtraction that we find addition. Additions of strength, addition of focus.

Deleting the post poem summation lines was at first difficult yet toward the end satisfying. I felt a bit naked about it at first. Through it I was won over by discomfort prolonged in the absence of explanatory hand holding.