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Category Archives: Poetry

Presenting Amanda Eicher & Book Reviews

This quarter, The Electric Review is pleased to feature the art work of San Francisco’s Amanda Eicher. Artist Statement I am an artist making devotional landscapes. In a world that often seems … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Blood Fanatics”

(In analysis of the concept of war extending tribal times through our present age) And who (was) This face (emerging) From a thirsty Ash-black panel Of shadows (in) To the Iron teeth Of the … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

“January 20, 2008”

(earlier) Tonight found This map To John Stewart’s house (who) Is John Stewart?  (song) Writer of lost Guitar moons (who) I visited Upon occasion (funny) I hadn’t seen This map … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

“On Robert Blake”

Earlier this month, Robert Blake was acquitted of murder charges in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. During these past 4 years, Blake has invested every breath and … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

Erin Crawford & Book Reviews

Artist Statement As a self taught artist, my paintings are a celebration of my love for dance and music. They have been a remedy for a broken heart and a … Continue reading

January 1, 2005 · Leave a comment

“Saxophone Man”

I. Van Morrison wailed (his) Lips in To long White flowers (blew) His saxophone Into the Electric lungs Of song (the) Rippled feathers Of echoes (come) Alive to talk (the) … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Piper At the Gates of Dawn

Van Morrison Live On Stage: A Meditation I. And the Cold harshness Of time (dissolves) When we hear Him sing (live) On stage (angels) Married to Their wings (sing) Of … Continue reading

July 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

New American Poetry

Books THE NEW AMERICAN POETRY, 1945-1960. Edited by Donald Allen. University of California Press.  This comprehensive anthology of the American post-war poetry scene was re-released in 1999, with an afterward by … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On Larry Keenan

These pictures by photographer Larry Keenan serve as a personal memorial to a community of faces that have fallen away into invisible skin — tributes to fallen friends in ink … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · Leave a comment
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