Comments for: Self-portrait in a post-deconstructionist mirror: Ira Sadoff’s new collection of poems

Posted April 29, 2012, at 3:27 p.m.
Last modified April 29, 2012, at 9:45 p.m.

“True Faith: Poems” by Ira Sadoff; BOA editions Ltd., Rochester, N.Y., 2012; 88 pages, trade paperback, $16. One of the above-ground strands of American poetry that bubbled out of the 1950s and turbulent ’60s was called “confessional.” It specialized in meditations (sometimes direct, sometimes oblique) on specific personal recollection, pain, …

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