Faces of a Broken Compass

Alex Kilgore’s new book of poetry won’t stop holding my heart.

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The poet’s voice carries out a rigorously gentle interrogation of the natural world (with a seemingly infinitely regressive attention to structural progression) often seeking through meditations in music’s elusive-yet-concrete capacity to communicate to memory: a voice or series of voices of body-out-of-body, calling as from the wilderness–

                                 & the result is small. Personal. Intimate. A book to hold. Large.