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Janet Upcher

Janet Upcher reviews 'Uplands' by Louise Crisp

July–August 2007, no. 293 01 July 2007
Ecopoetics is tricky terrain which, in these poems of ‘forest and water’, Louise Crisp encounters sometimes with agility, sometimes faltering. Perhaps that’s intended. The cumulative effect of this collection is one of an overland trek, gradually ascending from ‘poisonous lowlands’ to the harsher, restorative air of ‘uplands’. ... (read more)