Daily Archives: March 20, 2020

A Recurrent Longing for Something Else: A Review of Motherland by Sally Thomas

Able Muse Press, 126 pages, $19.95 “You try/ to sort through images cluttering your mind’s dark attic,” says the opening poem, “Change Ringing”, of Sally Thomas’s debut collection Motherland, as if to announce the book’s humble preoccupations—a mere rummage round in the poet’s private memory. But that picture quickly complicates as she works out what…

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