Michael Klein

C.D. Wright’s Masterpiece

December 20, 2010
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History as a subject reads best when it is both documented and re-imagined

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A Study in Fixation

November 22, 2010
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One senses Zapruder has only been thinking of his subjects only for as long as it takes him to write the poem: they’re happening, as opposed to happened.

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Scotch Wave of Light

October 18, 2010
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Klein speaks for those of us who are trying to decipher between what is real and what is illusion; these poems depict a speaker who is, like many of us today, trying to stay not only alive, but sentient, all the while bearing witness to the current tides of war, financial collapse, and personal loss.

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