Circulation by Ken Autrey is reviewed in the Alabama Writers Forum

Edward Journey reviews Ken Aurtrey’s new book of poetry titled Circulation in the Alabama Writers Forum.

In his poem “Mnemonist,” Ken Autrey evokes a man “whose mind / will not forget,” even as the words of the very poem he is writing “now flatten into precision, / holding me in relentless thrall.” That poem seems to be a fitting guidepost for Autrey’s new collection, Circulation, and its poems of memory, loss, and discovery. In a poem like “Expedition,” Autrey’s description of the mundane – an at-home slide show for sick kids – veers into the sublime.

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