Spike Magazine

With his new book the author attempts to turn the “trance” of everyday life pink.

Publishers Weekly

Swensen (Gravesend) leaves behind the scholarly bent of her recent work in favor of something more elemental and empirical, resulting in a book-length sequence of austere and hypnotic beauty. The title is quite literal: each of the book’s 57 poems depict, in just a handful of long lines, a landscape glimpsed on a passing train. But Swensen’s swerving syntax and quicksilver imagery imbue each scene with lyric verve.

The Boston Review

by Dale Smith

The Daily Californian

by Lindsay Choi


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