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Continental Drifts by Cheryl Pallant Reviewed in Richmond Magazine

  Getting Her Drift

HARRY KOLLATZ JR.

DATE POSTED: 3/23/12 5:07 PM

Cheryl Pallant’s ninth book germinated for quite some time before recently blossoming from BlazeVOX publishers of Buffalo, N.Y. 

This meaty collection of poetry, for the most part accumulated prior to 2009, attracted publishers but the timing and/or budget didn’t jibe. In the meantime, around 25 of the pieces by the Richmond poet enjoyed separate publication and a few were anthologized. But now, they are all, at times discordant other times in concord, but altogether in concordance under one roof.

It’s Continental Drift, divided into seven adventurous sections, and the themes involve writing, perception, relationships and the uses and abuses of all these, and especially language. One of the themes Pallant used as a springboard was the Kabbalah of Jewish mysticism, in particular its cornerstone work, The Zohar

Read More Here:

http://www.richmondmagazine.com/news/blogs.php 

Buy the book here

http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/Shop/Poetry/continental-drifts-by-cheryl-pallant-286/


Book Information:

· Paperback: 118 pages


· Binding: Perfect-Bound


· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 


· ISBN: 978-1-60964-085-9

$16

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