“This book is funny, subtly erudite, uplifting. . . . It consistently hints at the greater mysteries, both cosmic and theological. . . . Many poems explore. . the problem of accepting the brevity and relativity of one’s destiny as a transient creature situated on the ladder of successive generations. A splendid collection.”
— John Taylor, Poetry
“. . .she flies high—and also low and close when necessary—over her mighty subject, the inventing of America. . . . discovers the fabulous in the daily and the wayward as a way of life.