Test, Orange • Cherry Smyth
112 pages • Pindrop Press • May 20, 2012 [PB]
Cherry Smyth’s third collection is proof positive of poetry’s ability to combine the toughness and beauty of language in concentrated form, to expand brief moments and explore their possibilities.
“Smyth’s language is sometimes fibrous and stringy, at other times silky smooth. Her work is by turns deeply personal, overtly political and socially aware, without being polemical or ‘worthy’..”