Vanishing Points by Gary Metras is reviewed in Boston Area Small Press & Poetry Scene

Ruth Hoberman reviews Gary Metras’s Vanishing Points in Boston Area Small Press & Poetry Scene.

Gary Metras has been an essential part of the Massachusetts poetry scene for decades. A widely published poet, for forty years he also ran the Adastra Press and in 2018 was appointed Easthampton’s first poet laureate. Vanishing Points, his eighth collection, is steeped in this local landscape: throughout much of the book the poet thinks through his own mortality by means of his relation to natural phenomena—mountains, clouds, wind, fish, snow.

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