THIRD COAST DAILY Reviews Robert Vaughan’s ADDICTS & BASEMENTS

Check out Will Stotts, Jr.’s poetry roundup, which includes a mini-review of Robert Vaughan‘s Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanism, 2014). Here’s an excerpt:

[Vaughan’s] first poetry collection, Addicts & Basements[‘s]…witty and moving poems and prose pieces speak for themselves. The “Addicts” section has many short scenes from imagined lives, often seamy and poignant. The “&” section is a miscellany of short poems with stand-outs among them: “On the Wings of a Dove” (for Matthew Shepard) and “Seven Shades of James.” The “Basements section” has short fiction mixed in with a few poems. All of these works are original, thought-provoking, and heart-felt. The line between poetry and prose is highly permeable in this gifted writer’s hands…

Read the whole article HERE.

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