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HUMAN-CARRYING FLIGHT TECHNOLOGY by Christopher Shipman Reviewed on Dig

 A new review of HUMAN-CARRYING FLIGHT TECHNOLOGY by Christopher Shipman has just been published on the website, Dig.


A Ship on the River

Dig Poetry Editor Christopher Shipman undrapes the everyday in a new book

By Kathlene E.E. Boone

Published January 11, 2012

It should be disclosed that when Chris Shipman wrote about his grandmother and the dances she would never know in his poem “Outside,” I thought of the dances he did know and wondered whether she had been his teacher. I’ve seen him dancing with his wife under the stars. That is to say I know him. Not only are we acquainted, but we are also colleagues. Shipman is the master of Dig poetry, editing a delicious taste of local verse on the weekly. It was with great pleasure, but also a relative amount of bias, that I agreed to sit with and discuss his new book of poetry, Human-Carrying Flight Technology. [read the full review here]


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