Reviewed by Amanda Krupman Aaron Angello’s The Fact of Memory: 114 Ruminations and Fabrications (Rose Metal Press) is, in form, various: short, linked lyric essays; prose poems; response poems, denuded of context; and the cannibalization of a Shakespearean sonnet into a thematically related, book-length lyric essay. The result, a hybrid book of so-called ruminations and… Continue reading Book Review: Aaron Angello’s The Fact of Memory: 114 Ruminations and Fabrications
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