cover image Barter: Poems

Barter: Poems

G. E. Murray, Author, Ira Sadoff, Author University of Illinois Press $34.95 (88p) ISBN 978-0-252-02834-2

From noting that ""I've Always Despised the Wetlands"" to channeling Mahler's ""Kindertotenlieder,"" the trade-offs of Ira Sadoff's latest collection, Barter, lead to semi-ironic leaps of diction, ""cherubim on bicycles/ painted over with a dog and a few affairs.""