Excerpts from the review by Jonathan Sisson
in FROM THE BOOKSHELF, Quoddy
Tides, March 12,2010
The Sages have contributed poems that reflect a wide variety
(Lombardi's) "Before Compline is a mouth-watering
description of preparing a
dish of pears
Sharon Bray writes ... of watching ..." the Jonesport lights coming on"
Donald Crane writes
...(of) a pulpit-pounding preacher
(Gerald George's narrator) recalls ... " ... I read the
comic book alone down
in the pasture..."
(Philip Rose's) fisherman
and lobsterman speak in Downeast dialect
(Grace Sheridan)describes a teenager's changing view
of her grandmother
BANGOR DAILY NEWS Lifestyle section July 27, 2009
from 'It is a special place I go' by Sharon Kiley Mack
Coast Sages, five poets and an angel who recently pulbished their first anthology of poems ... This is a very diverse,
very different group of poets - each with a particular style and flair."
"It is their years
of living, the place that they live in and their combined grace and history that the Salt Coast Sages bring to their collection
"Their words - in all their delicacy and roughness, spin poems of the Down East coast and lives.."
See the entire review by Sharon Kiley Mack at www.bangordailynews Monday July 27, 2009, pages C6 and D1.
THE ELLSWORTH AMERICAN Arts and Leisure
August 20, 2009.
Excerpts from "The Power of Poetry " by Allyn Storer
. . . the best collection of new poems I've read in a long time."
" And there are
all sorts of poems in this collection: funny, serious, sad and poignant. . . . There's a lot to like in this
little book. I highly recommend it:."
See the entire
article by Allyn Storer at email@example.com Thursday, August 20, 2009, Section III, pages 1 and 3.