Lee Rossi

Lee Rossi: Four Poems

Foil I ride the long arc of the freeway through West L.A., the low, bland shops and houses flexing in the heat like mats of algae, distant hills and towers wrapped in petrochemical gauze.  I’m thinking about love the way fishermen on the pier must think about their tropical homes, the shacks and shanties filled …

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Book Review: Darwin’s Garden by Lee Rossi

Lee Rossi has that gift so many great poets have of being able to pull universal truths from purely personal experiences. Rossi’s new autobiographical collection, Darwin’s Garden, follows the narrator through childhood to fatherhood. We follow him through a confusing boyhood of Catholicism in St. Louis with a father who has sometimes violent emotions. Later, …

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Lee Rossi: Three Poems

Lee Rossi is the author of Wheelchair Samurai, his latest book. His poems, reviews and interviews have appeared in The Sun, Poetry Northwest, The Beloit Poetry Journal, and The Southern Poetry Review. He is a staff reviewer and interviewer for the online magazine Pedestal. ***** No Face If he had a face, it would include his mother’s ears, …

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