When a poet of extraordinary gifts makes a profound change, it is an event for the
art itself. "Blizzard" is such an event.
Over the last 15 years ... Cole has invented and mastered his own version of the sonnet, a compact
lyric utterance that drills down on a single experience, moment, or startled vision, and surprises with every line ... it's
true poetry, the thing we mean by that word. —Craig
Morgan Teicher, NPR