Clangings: Poems by Steven Cramer
“Steven Cramer, in his fifth collection of poems, employs an innovative strategy, opening himself to the space outside of language by pushing up against its limitations. Clangings is a restless, ambitious enterprise.” | Poets’ Quarterly
“The speaker’s ‘relationship’ with his mental creation is so effective that it forces the reader into both empathy and identification: the speaker’s feelings are not unlike what our own might be about someone ‘real.’” | Field
“. . . combinations that make our hearts beat faster, our synapses glow.” | New Pages
“. . .one of our favorite poetry books of 2012″ | Memorious
“This is a fantastic read and an enormous gift for anyone who appreciates good poetry.” | Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene Blog“Formally acute but unfussy, and entertaining as all hell…Clangings is magnificent.” – David Rivard “Clangings is a wild ride.” – David Ferry Read an interview with Steven about the book.
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