we were blown away this week by a slim chapbook of poetry by C. Russell Price. the title sucked us in: “Tonight, We Fuck The Trailer Park Out Of Each Other.” the title is just the tease; the sucker punch is inside. Price doesn’t hold back as he recounts all the small town stories which have remained secret – until now. he takes no prisoners and gives you a playlist for the complete experience. Sibling Rivalry Press made a gritty volume of poems look polished while remaining true to the material.
Emily Dickinson instructs us to “tell all the truth but tell it slant”, but poets take her words one step further; they see the world slant. This fact shines through