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Jeri Kroll

Jeri Kroll is Program Coordinator of Creative Writing at Flinders University. Her most recent book of poems is The Mother Workshops (2004).

Jeri Kroll reviews ‘The Well Mouth’ by Philip Salom

March 2006, no. 279 01 March 2006
Philip Salom’s tenth collection of poems offers readers an experience akin to falling over the edge of a well into a frightening subterranean world. The Well Mouth is dark, allusive, ironic, brutal, perplexing and confronting, and so it can be alternately rewarding and irritating. Readers should not miss the explanatory paragraph before the prologue; otherwise they risk being as disoriented as t ... (read more)