By connorjosephsullivan

Completely Subjective: Jericho Brown’s “Hustle”

I find that it is necessary for a poem to address a topic that all readers can connect to in a negative or positive way. I call topics that can do this timeless topics. Jericho Brown is renowned for addressing such topics, some which are race, sexuality, and judgement; All of these topics are brought…

Completely Subjective: David Wagoner’s “Casting Aspersions”

As I was looking through the selection of poems in the 2013 edition of “The Best American Poetry” One poem in particular grabbed my attention.  Written by David Wagoner “Casting Aspersions” seems to be just as much a rebuttal to an attack on him as it is  poem. Wagoner is the author of ten novels…