Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on Irksome Particulars

by | Oct 16, 2017 | Press and Reviews

It’s thrilling to see a rave review of Irksome Particulars in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Critic Jim Higgins offers a nice guide through the book, highlighting the various elements at play in Matt’s prose poems:

From time to time he turns aphoristic, particularly in No. 88: “You notice that everyone your age either has kids or is an alcoholic. You notice that the people with kids all want you to have a kid, and the alcoholics all want you to have a drink.”

Read the whole review here.

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