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Ten Poems to Last a Lifetime by Roger Housden
Ten Poems to Last a Lifetime by Roger Housden
The poem selections in this final volume of the TEN POEMS series are interesting and appealing, and I find the author's commentary helpful in getting a good starting point to engaging with them, helping them settle into my soul. The annotations with detailed citations of sources and related poets' materials is wonderful, opening up worlds of writers to be explored.
A complaint I have is that the proofreader seems to have missed pages 32 - 33: on 32, the 'WHAT was in sex' statement of Mr. Housden's commentary is not part of the poem and ought to be located at the left margin, not in the middle of the excerpt from the poem; on 33, the word 'individually' should, I imagine, be… Read more

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