Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Poets and Poems: Brian Felsen and “Female Figure (Possibly Venus)”

Brian Felsen was president of CD Baby, Book Baby and Host Baby. At a writer’s conference in San Francisco, he participated in a late night poetry reading for Book Baby, and read some of his own poems. The writers hearing them urged him to publish, and the eventual result was Female Figure (Possibly Venus).

It is a small volume, comprised of 22 poems. They address love, romance and relationships, but if there is an overarching theme, it is these are poems about language. And art. Playing with language. Sometimes playful language and images. Using art works as reference points. And the art of language.

To continue reading, please see my post today at Tweetspeak Poetry.

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