Bed of Crimson Joy 

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 How quietly passionate they are: sexual, filial, sororal…and how wise. Like the Vermeer “Sleeping Girl” she writes about, these poems are both peaceful and mysterious.

Jean Valentine

She writes beautifully and unobtrusively about love, family, loss, art, the natural world, the urban world, and the cosmos. Poole’s poems are remarkably lucid and evocative, and … deeply lyrical. 

—Malena Mörling


carrytiger (2012)


This Full Green Hour

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At times serene, “the way the small black birds /sit at the ends / of the bare branches / pretending to be leaves”— at times surreal…—this hour is indeed a full one.—Elaine Equi


Sonopo (2008)