Bachmann, Beth. Do Not Rise. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2015. 72 pp. $15.95 (paper).
Reviewed by Will Byrne
“The dead we__________burn; the living we bury in our faces.”
_____~From the poem “shell”
Beth Bachmann’s 2009 collection of poems, Temper—her debut—is a fascinating book: a true-life murder mystery twisted with familial tragedy, pressed down on all sides by the dark and rich presence of a lyric interior. Continue reading this post…