FALCONS -- BOOK REVIEWS
"Weaves a resonant fugue."
William A. Nitze
Independent Energy Investor; former Assistant Administrator, US EPA
"Rarely have intelligence and musicality entwined
to create such meticulous poetry. . . . brings us back each time to more of what we
didn’t know we needed, until we found it here."
-- Donald Illich
Author, Chance Bodies (Word Works, 2018); President, The
"Levin is one of the world’s most
accomplished creators of environmental laws that work. There his
media are science, economics, law and politics. Here his
poetry flows gently and captures life’s subtleties."
-- Bill Drayton
Ashoka; former Assistant
Administrator, US EPA (1977-80)
"Links geography and topography to journeys of the body, mind, and spirit . . .These poems connect the reader to the great epics
of journeying, wandering, and return."
-- Michael Broder
Editor, What Rough Beast; Publisher, Indolent Books
"Amazing, and evocative, and startling, and wonderful . . . . I will go back to this collection again and again."-- Leslie Ritts
"I thought I'd read one or two . . .But I found myself going from poem to poem, effortlessly floating on the words. What a wonderful book."
-- Terry Braunstein
Internationally-recognized multimedia and book artist
"These . . . 30 poems weave a rich tapestry with varied captivating threads . . .I was struck by the powerful last lines of "Cloaked Lamps": “Do not abide, / she’d say, though fearful of the cost: / uncloak the Lady’s lamp. / Stride forth. Persist.”
-- Sally Zakariya,Editor, But Does It Rhyme: Poets on Poetry