"Darren is a dangerous dreamer, concocting love poems to his home state, and pastorals to his true love. But there's always something more beneath the surface: sex and violence, villainy, mutilation, uneasy redemption and troubled ecstasy. These poems are pins pressed deep in the disfigured heart of America. They work a dark magic on the reader — they're unsettling in necessary ways." Christopher Michel
Michael Young, an editor at Rust + Moth posted a very in-depth and generous review of Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly on the front page of their website. You can read the whole review right here.