In this collection, Chaple successfully fuses the personal with the spatial. As a result, an awareness of the way poems, by airing out the rooms of stanzas, can provide at once solace and disarray comes into terrible focus.
Eric Smith has written reviews for Pleiades, Smartish Pace, Verse, and the National Book Foundation. His poems appear most recently in Five Points and Best New Poets 2010. He is also an editor for Cellpoems, a txt-message based poetry journal, and teaches at Marshall University.