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private but accessible poems reconnect with the life of the senses . . . Direct and elegant . . . Blackbird and
-- Katie Peterson,
"Mr. Cole is
peerless, and this collection proves it."
-- Michael Brendan Dougherty,
"Henri Cole's tranquil vistas are dappled with a chiaroscuro of pain . . .
In his dogged attempts to embrace nature's apparent grotesqueries, Cole approaches the sublime that Wordsworth defined
as a mixture of awe and terror . . . Blackbird and Wolf is Cole's most moving book to date."
-- Phoebe Pettingell,
The New Leader