account_circle by Sandy Marchetti
Sandra Marchetti currently teaches creative writing, literature and composition at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA while completing her MFA at the same institution. She is a native of Chicago, IL and her poems have been published in The North Central Review and Tributaries. She was also honored as a finalist in Phoebe's 2009 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest.

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Speak Low

Issue No. 145 ~ June, 2009

There are tissue paper-thin ideas of meaning in the poem, and all the poems; Phillips is so infinitesimal in his perceptive thought, we see how he embodies the talents that make him an excellent translator of poems and essayist on the art of poetry. The poet divides back onto himself, revising and adding, often through non-essential clauses, the most essential ideas.