Small World

by Jonathan L. Roses. Ibbetson Street Press, Doug and Dianne Holder, 25 School Street, Somerville, MA 02143

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A pleasant surprise to find these poems in this book in the mail. And when I read the poem Snail, in which the poet’s father cooks a snail to brew a snail broth, I knew, yes, the broth of memory brewed with poetry was in the cup of my hand. The steam of these, the perfume, the poet is in the world.